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PIA National Asks USDA/RMA to Treat Closing Date as Open for Burley Tobacco Crop Insurance

(4/01/2005) WASHINGTON, April 1, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency (RMA... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill

(3/28/2005) WASHINGTON, March 28, 2005 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) are set to convene on Capitol Hill in Washingto... full story

PIA National Welcomes NAIC Suggestion to Modify Model

(3/16/2005) Salt Lake City, UT, March 16, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has accepted a suggestion made by... full story

PIA National Encouraged by NCOIL Revised Broker Disclosure Model

(3/07/2005) WASHINGTON, March 7, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is encouraged by revisions to model legislation adopted March 5 at t... full story

PIA National Issues Call for Nominations

(2/11/2005) WASHINGTON, February 11, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has announced a call for nominations for two prestigi... full story

PIA Announces Annual Federal Legislative Summit

(2/09/2005) WASHINGTON, February 9, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) will hold its annual Federal Legislative Summit on Apr... full story

PIA National Encouraged by Remarks Made by NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Contingent Commissions

(1/31/2005) WASHINGTON, January 31, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) said it is encouraged by comments made today by... full story

PIA Unveils Catastrophe Major Medical Insurance Plan

(1/18/2005) WASHINGTON, January 18, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, PIA members c... full story

Former ASCnet Executive Director Jenkins Joins PIA National as VP of Business Development and Marketing

(1/13/2005) WASHINGTON, January 13, 2005 - Bill Jenkins, who most recently was executive director of the Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet), has joined the... full story

PIA National CEO Brevik Named One of Top 100 Most Powerful People in the Insurance Industry

(1/10/2005) WASHINGTON, January 10, 2005 - Leonard C. Brevik, executive vice president and CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has been n... full story

PIA and Learn.net Launch New On-Line CE and Skills Courses "Education" Center

(1/10/2005) WASHINGTON, January 10, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Learn.... full story

PIA National Will Oppose NAIC Compensation Disclosure Model As Passed

(1/05/2005) WASHINGTON, January 5, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) today reiterated its opposition to the version of a... full story

PIA National Advises NAIC to Sharpen Definition of "Agent" and "Broker" in Model Disclosure Bill

(12/06/2004) New Orleans, LA, December 6, 2004 - Consumer choice is not a conflict and independent insurance agents provide choice. That message was conveyed... full story

PIA National Admonishes CFA's Hunter for Remarks During Senate Testimony

(11/18/2004) WASHINGTON, November 18, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today admonished the insurance director of the Consumer Federa... full story

PIA National Introduces Public Policy Guide on Compensation at Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Hearing

(11/16/2004) WASHINGTON, November 16, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has issued a public policy guide on broker disclosures and... full story

PIA Meets with Georgia Insurance Commissioner Oxendine, Discusses Compensation Issues

(11/10/2004) WASHINGTON, November 10, 2004 - Len Brevik, executive vice president & CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and PIA... full story

PIA National Lauds Koken, NAIC for Forming Task Force to Examine Commercial Broker Compensation

(11/07/2004) WASHINGTON, November 8, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents is lauding the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)... full story

PIA Comments on Actions By New York AG Spitzer

(10/18/2004) WASHINGTON, October 18, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today commented on investigations by New York Attorney General El... full story

PIA National Past President Stoecklin Receives Commendation from Rep. Oxley in Congressional Record

(10/13/2004) WASHINGTON, October 13, 2004 - Carl Stoecklin has received a commendation in the Congressional Record, upon the completion of his term as President of the... full story

PIA Western Alliance Forms to Strengthen 'Main Street' Insurance Agents

(10/12/2004) VANCOUVER, Wash., October 12, 2004- A new alliance covering nine Western states today announced its formation to provide independent insurance agents with the s... full story