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PIA Urges House to Follow Senate and Vote to Renew National Flood Insurance Program

(6/17/2004) WASHINGTON, June 17, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today urged the House of Representatives to follow the lead... full story

PIA Applauds Senate Vote to Renew National Flood Insurance Program

(6/16/2004) WASHINGTON, June 16, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded the passage by the U.S. Senate of legislation that r... full story

Insurer Coalition Commends NAIC Adoption of TRIA Resolution

(6/14/2004) SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2004 - A broad-based coalition of property-casualty insurance company, insurance producer and reinsurance trade associations commended t... full story

Former AIA Analyst Joins PIA National Staff

(6/09/2004) WASHINGTON, June 9, 2004 - Timothy K. Kovac has joined the staff of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) as Director of Business... full story

PIA Urges Congress to Renew National Flood Insurance Program

(6/08/2004) WASHINGTON, June 8, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today initiated a nationwide grassroots action campaign, asking its... full story

States Respond to PIA Call to Protect Returning U.S. Soldiers From Auto Insurance Rate Hikes, Coverage Denials

(6/04/2004) WASHINGTON, June 4, 2004 - State officials are responding to a call by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) making it clear that... full story

Insurers Ask the Treasury to Back Extension of TRIA

(6/03/2004) WASHINGTON, D.C., June 3, 2004 - The Treasury Department should immediately urge Congress to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for at... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Unveil New Website

(6/03/2004) WASHINGTON, June 3, 2004 - The nation's professional insurance agents have a new home on the Internet that enhances form and function to provide easy... full story

PIA and GE Auto Warranty Services Team Up to Offer Member Agents Another Business Building Tool

(6/02/2004) WASHINGTON, June 2, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce a new marketing partnership, effective immedia... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Call on All State Insurance Departments to Protect Returning U.S. Soldiers From Rate Hikes, Coverage Denials

(5/19/2004) WASHINGTON, May 19, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today called on the commissioners of insurance in all 50... full story

Insurers Urge Senate Panel to Extend Terrorism Insurance Program Key to National Economic Security

(5/18/2004) WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2004 - Congress should act this year to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for two years beyond... full story

PIA Says Don't Penalize U.S. Soldiers Returning from Iraq With Auto Insurance Cancellations or Rate Hikes

(5/17/2004) WASHINGTON, May 17, 2004 - U.S. Armed Forces personnel returning from fighting in Iraq deserve our thanks, not insurance rate increases or denials... full story

PIA National Meets With Federal Crop Insurance Officials, Advises Discount Plans Must Be Regulated

(5/10/2004) WASHINGTON, May 10, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has held meetings with federal crop insurance officials at their requ... full story

PIA National Lauds Oxley, Baker, Kelly for Letter Urging Extension of TRIA Provision

(4/23/2004) WASHINGTON, April 23, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today lauded the leaders and members of the House Financial Servic... full story

PIA National Receives Marketing Award from Professional Insurance Communicators of America

(4/23/2004) WASHINGTON, April 23, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) received honors for a membership marketing project from the Profess... full story

PIA National Meets With Senate Committee Staff on Flood Insurance Reauthorization Bill

(4/15/2004) WASHINGTON, April 15, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has wrapped up two weeks of visits to Capitol Hill pressing for... full story

PIA National Appoints Len Brevik as Executive Vice President, CEO

(4/12/2004) WASHINGTON, April 12, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the appointment of Leonard C. Brevik as executive v... full story

PIA National Elects Officers for 2004-2005

(3/31/2004) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has elected a slate of officers who will serve one-year terms that.... full story

PIA Political Action Committee Names Nebraska Agent Person of the Year

(3/31/2004) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2004 - The Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (PIAPAC) has named Carter A. "Cap" Peterson of Wayne, Nebraska as its ... full story

PIA National Names Ronald Silverman 2004 Professional Agent of the Year

(3/29/2004) © 2004, Martin Lueders/INSIGHT PHOTOS WASHINGTON, March 29, 2004 - Ronald N. Silverman, CIC, CISR, was named 2004 Professional Agent of the Year by... full story