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PIA Statement on Passage of House Flood Legislation

(11/14/2017) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has issued the following statement on the House’s passage of H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood... full story

National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Opposes House Flood Legislation

(11/06/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has issued the following statement reiterating its opposition to the House Flood ... full story

House GOP Tax Reform Proposal May Fall Short in Helping Small Business Owners

(11/02/2017) WASHINGTON — Tax reform provides an historic opportunity for simplifying the tax code while supporting and encouraging small business owners. PIA members own ... full story

PIA Applauds Senate for Approving NFIP Debt Relief

(10/25/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (applauds the U.S. Senate for passing and sending to the president on October 24 a $36... full story

Professional Insurance Agents’ Statement on Executive Order Intended to Ease Restrictions on Health Insurance Sales

(10/12/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents is expressing caution about today’s signing of an Executive Order calling for expande... full story

PIA National, National Underwriter and Flaspöhler Research to present the 2018 Independent Agent Survey

(10/11/2017) Following the success of 2017’s Independent Agent Survey, National Underwriter Property & Casualty, in cooperation with the National Association of Profession... full story

Tim Russell Begins Term as President of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(10/06/2017) WASHINGTON – Timothy G. Russell, CPCU, of Southport, Connecticut began a one-year term as President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agen... full story

Dennis Kuhnke Named West Bend’s 2017 Distinguished Agent of the Year

(10/04/2017) WASHINGTON — Dennis Kuhnke, national and state leader of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), was recently honored as the ... full story

PIA Applauds Proposal to Lower Pass-Through Tax Rate

(9/28/2017) PIA has expressed initial optimism about one aspect of the tax reform outline released by the Trump administration along with the House Ways and Means Committee... full story

PIA National Names Burns & Wilcox 2017 Managing General Agency of the Year

(9/26/2017) WASHINGTON —The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Burns & Wilcox as the recipient of its 2017 Managing General Agency of the Yea... full story

Klinger Insurance Group Receives the 2017 PIA National Excellence in Social Media Award

(9/25/2017) WASHINGTON – The Klinger Insurance Group of Germantown, Maryland has received the 2017 Excellence in Social Media Award from the National Association of Profe... full story

Auto-Owners Insurance Named 2017 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(9/20/2017) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Auto-Owners Insurance Company as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Compan... full story

Statement by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents on Short Term Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

(9/08/2017) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents is pleased that Congress included a short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, allo... full story

PIA Announces Disaster Fund to Assist Texas Victims of Hurricane Harvey

(8/31/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is raising funds to provide relief grants to Main Street business owners who we... full story

Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents on Senate Legislation to Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program

(7/24/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents appreciates the work done by Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Chairm... full story

Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents on House Legislation to Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program

(6/15/2017) PIA understands that a deal has been negotiated on House legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program that would reduce the Write Your Own (W... full story

PIA Looks Out for Consumers, Agents by Opposing Flood Insurance Legislative Package

(6/12/2017) WASHINGTON — As legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program starts to move in Congress, the National Association of Professional Insurance... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Insurance Provision in Financial CHOICE Act

(6/05/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has reaffirmed its opposition to a provision in the Financial Creating Hope and Opportu... full story

PIA National Names Shawn Radke 2017 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/27/2017) WASHINGTON -- Shawn Radke of the Kohlnhofer Agency in Lakeville, Minnesota was named the 2017 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year. The awar... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Provision in Financial CHOICE Act That Could Lead to a Federal Insurance Czar

(4/24/2017) WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has sent a letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee... full story