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Brian Marino Installed as President-elect of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(10/15/2009) San Diego, CA, October 15, 2009 - Brian T. Marino, CIC, was installed as President-elect of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents... full story

New PIA National President Spalding Says No to Federal Regulation of Insurance

(10/14/2009) San Diego, CA, October 14, 2009 - The new president of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) says the association will... full story

PIA Encouraged by Provision in Senate Finance Committee Healthcare Bill Allowing Participation by Agents

(10/14/2009) WASHINGTON, October 14, 2009 - Legislative language that would let professional independent insurance agents and brokers sell policies to individuals and busi... full story

PIA National Officers for 2009-2010 Installed

(10/13/2009) San Diego, CA, October, 13, 2009 - The new national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents were installed during the... full story

PIA National Names Sheldon Palefsky 2009 Company Representative of the Year

(10/13/2009) 2009 PIA National Company Representative of the Year SheldonPalefsky of Columbia Insurance Group (center) accepts the awardfrom incoming PIA National President ... full story

PIA National Names Empower Insurance Group MGA 2009 Managing General Agency of the Year

(10/09/2009) Don Owens, president of Empower Insurance Group MGA, the2009 PIA National Managing General Agency of the Year, center,with PIA National President Kenneth R. Aue... full story

PIA National Names Southern Insurance Underwriters 2009 Managing General Agency of the Year

(10/09/2009) Southern Insurance Underwriters Named 2009 PIA NationalManaging General Agency of the Year. Shown here are SIU PresidentWesley C. Duesenberg, Jr., second from r... full story

PIA National Names Ohio Mutual Insurance Group its 2009 Company of the Year

(10/08/2009) Ohio Mutual Insurance Group President and Chief Executive OfficerJames J. Kennedy, left, and PIA National President Kenneth R.Auerbach, Esq. shortly after Ohio ... full story

Healthcare Reform Must Include Full Participation by Licensed Professional Insurance Agents

(9/21/2009) WASHINGTON, September 21, 2009 - As the debate on healthcare reform continues in Congress, the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is.... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Complete Nationwide Month of Meetings with Members of Congress as Key Session Looms

(9/03/2009) WASHINGTON, September 3, 2009 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) have completed a successful month-long series of me... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Insurance Foundation Publishes White Paper on the Future of Insurance Regulation

(8/26/2009) WASHINGTON, August 26, 2009 - The Professional Insurance Agents Insurance Foundation has published a major white paper that addresses the current status of...... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Meet With Members of Congress During Annual District Lobbying Events

(8/18/2009) WASHINGTON, August 18, 2009 - For the fourth year in a row, members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) across... full story

Statement by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(8/13/2009) Professional Insurance Agents believe in prudent health care reform. By prudent we mean reform that provides our clients with better, cost effective care and ma... full story

Grady Campbell Named Chairman of The PIA Partnership

(7/30/2009) WASHINGTON, July 30, 2009 - Grady B. Campbell, CIC, AAI, vice president for property and casualty marketing for Motorists Mutual Insurance Company, has... full story

PIA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 3139 Extending National Flood Insurance Program

(7/29/2009) WASHINGTON, July 29, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded passage of a six-month extension of the National..... full story

PIA National Supports Mitigation Legislation Introduced by House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson

(7/16/2009) WASHINGTON, July 16, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded the chairman of the U.S. House Committee on... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Awards Nominations

(7/13/2009) WASHINGTON, July 13, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has announced a call for nominations for three prestigiou... full story

PIA Applauds Obama Administration's Decision to Leave State Regulation of Insurance Intact

(6/18/2009) WASHINGTON, June 18, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased that the Obama administration's Treasury report on regu... full story

PIA Opposes Kennedy Proposal to Create Health Insurance "Navigators"

(6/17/2009) WASHINGTON, June 17, 2009 - A proposal to award grants to public and private entities to conduct public education, distribute information and assist... full story

PIA Advocates for State Insurance Regulation During White House Meeting on Regulatory Reform

(6/09/2009) WASHINGTON, June 9, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) spoke in favor of maintaining the state-based system of insurance..... full story