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Amazon Mulling UK Insurance Comparison Site

(8/21/2018) Amazon is sounding out some of Europe’s top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website. full story

Google Pumps $375M Into Insurance Start-up

(8/21/2018) Health insurance start-up Oscar Health is getting a fresh round of funding from Google’s parent firm Alphabet. full story

Six-Month Harvey Claim Extension Sought

(8/21/2018) Two U.S. House Representatives are seeking a six-month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program deadline to submit proof of loss claims for victims sti... full story

Downgrades Rise But Upgrades Outnumber Them

(8/21/2018) A new report from A.M. says the first half of 2018 saw an uptick in rating downgrades, but upgrades outnumbered downgrades. full story

Hub Launches Cannabis Insurance Services

(8/21/2018) Hub International Ltd. has launched cannabis insurance and risk services under its agribusiness and farm specialty practice. full story

Study: Require Licenses for Robot Cars

(8/21/2018) State governments should consider requiring licenses for self-driving car operators. full story

National Flood Insurance Program Celebrates 50 Years!

(8/21/2018) The latest Flood Agent eNewsletter addresses the 50th Anniversary of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). full story

Only Two Weeks Left! Order Personalized Agency Calendars By August 31

(8/21/2018) As a PIA member you can receive 10% off all 2019 desk calendars, diaries, planners, greeting card calendars, and wallet cards. full story

Oklahoma Requires Flood CE

(8/21/2018) Agents in Oklahoma will have to learn more about flood insurance. full story

PIA Members Score Major Win on Pass-Through Tax

(8/13/2018) Proposed regulations issued August 8 by the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) specifically state that insurance agents and brokers are not ex... full story

Learn More About PIA Market Access

(8/13/2018) Learn more about PIA Market Access. full story

PIA Urges Swift Action on Farm Bill

(8/13/2018) PIA National signed on to a joint letter urging that the Farm Bill Conference Committee take swift action to resolve the differences between the House and Senat... full story

Costly Hailstorms Are Rapidly Increasing

(8/13/2018) The first North American Workshop on Hail and Hailstorms convenes in Boulder, Colo., this week. full story

NOAA Updates Its Storm Predictions

(8/13/2018) NOAA says the Atlantic is expected to produce a total of nine to 13 named storms during the six-month hurricane season that ends Nov. 30. full story

Insurers Are Speeding Up Claims

(8/13/2018) Insurers have increased their use of drones, artificial intelligence, and other tools this year to speed up the claims process. full story

NAIC to Form Cannabis Working Group

(8/13/2018) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will establish a cannabis insurance working group. full story

VIDEO: NAIC Insurance Summit

(8/13/2018) The Insurance Summit is an annual conference held by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). full story

SEC Warns of Bogus ‘Regulators’

(8/13/2018) The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is out with a warning to guard against fake regulators. full story

Don’t Let This Deal Pass You By

(8/13/2018) 10% off all 2019 desk calendars, diaries, planners, greeting card calendars, and wallet cards. full story

Awards Deadline August 15

(8/13/2018) Just a reminder: the final deadline to submit nominations for the fall PIA National awards is this Wednesday August 15. full story