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PIA Names Peter Thornton Recipient of Inaugural National Young Insurance Professional Award

(4/20/2006) WASHINGTON, April 20, 2006 - Peter Thornton, CIC, vice president of the Thornton Agency in Parsippany, New Jersey, has been named the 2006... full story

PIA Names Ruth Phillips 2006 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/20/2006) WASHINGTON, April 20, 2006 - Ruth E. Phillips, CISR, CPSR, CPIW was named the 2006 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year... full story

PIA Members Blanket Capitol Hill in Effort to Assure Optional Federal Charter Bill is Dead on Arrival

(4/12/2006) PIA Main Street Agents Visit Capitol Hill - PIA membersfrom Louisiana make their rounds in the shadow of the U.SCapitol on April 6, 2006... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill for Annual Federal Legislative Summit

(3/31/2006) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2006 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) are set to convene on Capitol Hill... full story

PIA Lauds Increase in NFIP Borrowing Authority, Committee Approval of Reform Bill

(3/17/2006) WASHINGTON, March 17, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents today applauded approval by the Senate of an increase to $20.8... full story

PIA Asks State Legislatures to Pass Resolutions Opposing Federal Regulation, Optional Federal Charters for Insurance

(3/07/2006) WASHINGTON, March 7, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has developed a model resolution (PDF file, Word file) that it... full story

PIA Reaffirms Opposition to Optional Federal Charters

(3/06/2006) WASHINGTON, March 6, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has reaffirmed its opposition to any proposals that call for a... full story

PIA's Brevik Addresses Building Codes, Disaster Mitigation During NCOIL Panel

(2/28/2006) WESTON, Fla., February 28, 2006 - Sound, up to date and successful building codes are essential for construction, but codes must also be... full story

Ohio Gov. Taft Orders Review of Ads for Auto Insurance in State Registration Renewals

(2/07/2006) WASHINGTON, February 7, 2006 - You get your vehicle registration renewal notice in the mail. It says you must certify that you have... full story

PIA National Issues Call for Nominations

(2/01/2006) WASHINGTON, February 1, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has announced a call for nominations for three prestig... full story

PIA and Rough Notes Magazine Announce Inaugural National Young Insurance Professional Award

(1/31/2006) WASHINGTON, January 31, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) and Rough Notes magazine have announced the creation o... full story

PIA National Past President Terry Adams Receives Commendation in Congressional Record

(12/21/2005) WASHINGTON, December 21, 2005 - Terry R. Adams of Ashland, Oregon, the Immediate Past President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents..... full story

PIA Lauds Congressional Passage of TRIA Renewal

(12/17/2005) WASHINGTON, December 17, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents today congratulated the House and Senate for passing a two-year exte... full story

PIA Applauds House Passage of TRIA Renewal

(12/07/2005) WASHINGTON, December 7, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents today applauded House passage of legislation to extend for two years th... full story

PIA Names Former House Financial Services Committee Staffer Director of State Affairs

(11/22/2005) WASHINGTON, November 22, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named David M. Eppstein Director of State Affairs. In... full story

PIA Tandem Grassroots Campaigns on TRIA, Flood Spur 1,500 Agent Contacts in First 24 Hours

(11/21/2005) WASHINGTON, November 21, 2005 - In the days before Congress adjourned for the Thanksgiving holiday, the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents ... full story

PIA Hails Senate Passage of TRIA Renewal

(11/18/2005) WASHINGTON, November 18, 2005 - The U.S. Senate has cast a key vote in support of Main Street businesses throughout the country with... full story

PIA to Congress on TRIA: Just Renew It!

(11/16/2005) WASHINGTON, November 16, 2005 - Committees in the House and the Senate have approved differing versions of bills to extend the Terrorism Risk... full story

PIA National Lauds House Approval of Increase in Borrowing Authority for NFIP

(11/16/2005) WASHINGTON, November 16, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today lauded the House of Representatives for approving an inc... full story

Congress Facing 'Day of Decision' on Insurance Issues

(11/15/2005) WASHINGTON, November 15, 2005 - Congress is poised to take action on two issues that are critical to insurance consumers, according to the... full story