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Professional Insurance Agents Say H.R. 5840 Has Become a Bill Enabling Federal Insurance Regulation

(7/28/2008) WASHINGTON, July 28, 2008 - Proposed legislation that started out as a bill to create an insurance information office has been changed to... full story

PIA Lauds NCOIL Warning to State Officials on H.R. 5840

(7/03/2008) WASHINGTON, July 3, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents today lauded action by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (... full story

PIA Hails Appeals Court Decision Declaring Contingent Commissions Are Not Illegal

(6/30/2008) WASHINGTON, June 30, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents is hailing a ruling by the 1st Appellate Division of the... full story

PIA Promotes Becker to Director of Federal Affairs

(6/04/2008) WASHINGTON, June 4, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced the promotion of Mike Becker to Director of... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Awards Nominations

(6/03/2008) WASHINGTON, June 3, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has announced a call for nominations for three prestigious... full story

PIA Debuts Radio Ads in Agent Branding Program

(5/14/2008) WASHINGTON, May 14, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has unveiled a series of 28 radio advertisements as the... full story

Main Street Insurance Agents Facing "Trojan Horses," PIA's Auerbach Tells Agents in Maine

(5/01/2008) Portland, Maine, May 1, 2008 - Main Street insurance agents are facing an onslaught with a number of "Trojan Horses" suddenly appearing, all... full story

PIA Opposes Rep. Kanjorski's Proposal to Create Federal Office of Insurance Information

(4/21/2008) WASHINGTON, April 21, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is opposed to the Insurance Information Act (H.R. 5840), which...... full story

PIA's Pile Testifies on NIPR Producer Licensing During House Financial Services Committee Hearing

(4/18/2008) WASHINGTON, April 18, 2008 - Donna L. Pile, CIC, CPIW, CPIA, the Immediate Past President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents,... full story

PIA Immediate Past President Donna Pile to Testify at House Hearing on Insurance Regulatory Reform

(4/13/2008) WASHINGTON, April 13, 2008 - Donna L. Pile, CIC, CPIW, CPIA, the Immediate Past President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents,... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Treasury Department's Insurance Proposals

(3/31/2008) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) is opposed to the insurance-related proposals outlined i... full story

PIA National Board Reaffirms Opposition to Optional Federal Charters, Support for State Insurance Regulation

(3/04/2008) WASHINGTON, March 4, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) unanimously passed a resolution March...... full story

PIA National Names Barb Markwell Recipient of 2008 Customer Service Representative of the Year Award

(3/01/2008) WASHINGTON, March 1, 2008 - Barb Markwell, ACSR, CPIA, was named the 2008 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year on March... full story

PIA National Names Kenneth A. Bowles 2008 Professional Insurance Agent of the Year

(3/01/2008) PIA National President Robert P. Page of Houma, Louisiana, left,congratulates Kenneth A. Bowles, CIC, CPIA, CISR, PLCS, CLCS,the winner of the 2008 PIA National... full story

PIA National Names Bart Straka Recipient of National Young Insurance Professional Award

(3/01/2008) WASHINGTON, March 1, 2008 - Bart Straka, CIC, has been named the 2008 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year. The award... full story

ABC-TV News Senior National Correspondent to Address Professional Insurance Agents

(2/19/2008) WASHINGTON, February 19, 2008 - ABC-TV News Senior Correspondent Claire Shipman will deliver the keynote address to the National Association of Professional I... full story

PIA to Hold Federal Legislative Summit February 27-28

(2/01/2008) WASHINGTON, February 1, 2008 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents will convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on... full story

PIA Branding Program Welcomes 50th Carrier Member

(1/09/2008) WASHINGTON, January 9, 2008 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has announced that sponsorship of its award-winning agent branding pro... full story

PIA Praises Seven-year TRIA Extension

(12/19/2007) WASHINGTON, December 19, 2007 - Approval of legislation by the U.S. House of Representatives to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for... full story

PIA National Issues Call for Awards Nominations

(12/19/2007) WASHINGTON, December 19, 2007 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has announced a call for nominations for three presti... full story