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Feb 25, 2015, 13:53 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Announce 2015 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring Main Street to Capitol Hill when they convene March 25-26 in...

Jan 16, 2015, 14:09 ET

PIA National Releases Advocacy and Policy Priorities for 2015

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) this week released PIA's 2015 policy issues of focus, which include agent licensing...

Jan 08, 2015, 15:26 ET

PIA Praises Passage of Six-year TRIA Renewal

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised the U.S. Senate for passing bipartisan legislation [H.R. 26] that extends...

Jan 07, 2015, 15:53 ET

PIA Praises House Passage of Terrorism Insurance Renewal, Urges Senate to Quickly Follow Suit

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praises the U.S. House of Representatives for passing bipartisan legislation...

Jan 05, 2015, 18:07 ET

PIA Urges New Congress to Pass Long-term Renewal of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is urging Congress to make a long-term renewal of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:20 ET

Statement by PIA on Senate Failure to Extend TRIA

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is shocked and dismayed that Congress would adjourn without doing its job by...

Dec 10, 2014, 18:19 ET

PIA Praises House Passage of Long-term TRIA Renewal

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing bipartisan legislation that...

Nov 13, 2014, 17:13 ET

PIA Connection Magazine Wins Gold MarCom Award

PIA Connection, the monthly magazine of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National), was presented with the...

Oct 02, 2014, 15:18 ET

New PIA National Officers for 2014-2015 Installed

The new national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) were installed during the group's September...

Jun 05, 2014, 15:30 ET

PIA Partners With Floodbroker.com to Make Flood Insurance Sales Easier

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership with Floodbroker.com...

Apr 30, 2014, 17:57 ET

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Professional Insurance Agents Are a Better Choice for Auto Insurance

 Buying auto insurance through a local, independent insurance agent is better than doing it through Walmart, according to the National...

Apr 16, 2014, 17:05 ET

PIA National Names Amy Diggett 2014 Customer Service Representative of the Year

 Amy Diggett, of the Byrnes Agency, Inc. of Dayville, Connecticut, was named the 2014 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the...

Apr 09, 2014, 15:51 ET

PIA National Names Cole Tucker 2014 Professional Agent of the Year

 Cole Tucker, CIC, CRM, LUTCF, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, has been named the 2014 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association...

Apr 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

PIA Praises National Governors Association for Its Strong Defense of State-Based Insurance Regulation

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised the National Governors Association (NGA) for speaking out forcefully in...

Apr 02, 2014, 17:36 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Reflect on Successful 2014 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) got a warm welcome – and got their points across – in...

Apr 02, 2014, 15:27 ET

PIA National Names Timothy P. Clements 2014 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Timothy P. (Tim) Clements of Clements Insurance Services in Chalmette, Louisiana has been named the 2014 PIA National Young Insurance Professional...

Apr 02, 2014, 12:13 ET

Chalmette Insurance Agent Named 2014 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Timothy P. Clements of Clements Insurance Services in Chalmette, Louisiana, has been named the 2014 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of...

Mar 25, 2014, 13:04 ET

PIA Challenges FIO Assertion That Insurance Should Be Regulated Like Banks, Securities

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) takes issue with an assertion made by Michael McRaith, the director of the Federal...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:34 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Announce 2014 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will reconnect Main Street with Capitol Hill when they convene March...

Nov 15, 2013, 17:31 ET

Mike Becker Named Executive Vice President & CEO of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

 Mike Becker has been named Executive Vice President & CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National),...