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PIA Calls for 2018 Awards Nominations

(7/11/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is now accepting nominations for four prestigious national awards... full story

PIA Praises Passage of Legislation to Protect U.S. Insurance Regulatory System From Harmful International Agreements

(7/10/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) was pleased today to see the House pass the International Insurance Standards Act... full story

PIA Praises Passage of Senate Farm Bill With Strong Support of Crop Insurance, NFIP Extension

(6/28/2018) PIA praised the passage by the U.S. Senate of S. 3042, the 2018 Farm Bill. full story

PIA Partners With InsureZone to Launch PIA Market Access Program

(6/26/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership with InsureZone, In... full story

PIA Praises House Passage of Farm Bill With Strong Commitment to Crop Insurance

(6/21/2018) PIA praises passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill. full story

PIA Statement on Passage of Federal Insurance Office Reform Act

(6/07/2018) On June 7, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 3861, the Federal Insurance Office Reform Act on a vote of 36-21. full story

PIA Praises House Passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act

(5/22/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Re... full story

PIA Expresses Disappointment at Failure of Farm Bill in House

(5/18/2018) The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass a 5-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, H.R. 2. The bill failed by a vote of 198-213. full story

PIA Praises Failure of Harmful Crop Amendment

(5/18/2018) House of Representatives votes against an amendment to the Farm Bill that would have gutted the federal crop insurance program. full story

PIA National Names Carla Jean Marks 2018 Professional Agent of the Year

(5/01/2018) WASHINGTON — Carla Jean Marks has been named the 2018 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents. Marks is Pr... full story

PIA National Names Matthew J. Cranney 2018 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(5/01/2018) WASHINGTON – Matthew J. Cranney of M3 Insurance in Madison, Wisconsin has been named the 2018 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year. The award... full story

PIA National Names Sarah Thibault 2018 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(5/01/2018) WASHINGTON – Sarah Thibault of HNI Risk Services in Bloomington, Minnesota was named the 2018 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year. The aw... full story

PIA Names Rep. Kevin Cramer Legislator of the Year

(4/30/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents was pleased to name Representative Kevin Cramer (R-ND) as its 2018 Legislator of the Ye... full story

PIA Welcomes Nationwide Agents to Ranks of Independent Insurance Agents

(4/19/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, a national trade association that represents independent insurance agents, has issued ... full story

PIA Slates Federal Legislative Summit April 24-25 in Washington, D.C.

(3/12/2018) Members of PIA will converge on Washington, D.C. April 24-25 for the 2018 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS). full story

Statement on Crop Insurance by PIA

(2/13/2018) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is opposed to the steep cuts to crop insurance once again included in the Trump Administration p... full story

Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(2/09/2018) WASHINGTON — In the early-morning hours of Feb. 9, Congress passed, and the president subsequently signed, a short-term continuing resolution that included an... full story

National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Unveils 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities

(1/31/2018) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has unveiled its 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities... full story

Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(1/22/2018) The passage by Congress of another short-term continuing resolution (CR) that includes an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through Febru... full story

PIA Calls on Congress to Immediately Extend the NFIP After Failure of Continuing Resolution

(1/20/2018) PIA has called on Congress to immediately pass legislation to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which has officially lapsed due to the federal... full story