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24 Apr, 2017, 15:05 ET Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Provision in Financial CHOICE Act That Could Lead to a Federal Insurance Czar

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has sent a letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services...


17 Mar, 2017, 16:32 ET Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2017 Federal Legislative Summit April 5-6

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring their concerns directly to Capitol Hill when they convene...


13 Mar, 2017, 17:50 ET Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Proposal to Allow Health Insurance Sales Across State Lines

House Speaker Paul Ryan said a second healthcare bill will be moved in tandem with the American Health Care Act, Ryan-led legislation to repeal the...


22 Nov, 2016, 17:45 ET PIA Calls for Repeal of Federal Insurance Office

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is calling for the repeal of the Federal Insurance Office (FIO). The election of...


29 Sep, 2016, 17:43 ET Henry Furtick Named 2016 PIA National Company Representative of the Year

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Henry Furtick of Travelers as its 2016 Company Representative of the...


18 May, 2016, 12:51 ET NetVU Endorses PIA Position on Buy Button for Independent Agents

The Executive Board of NetVU, the Network of Vertafore Users, has voted to formally support the position of the National Association of...


28 Apr, 2016, 17:16 ET Professional Insurance Agents Laud House for Passing Bipartisan Private Flood Insurance Bill

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) commends the House of Representatives for passing the Flood Insurance Market Parity...


14 Apr, 2016, 12:08 ET PIA National Names Augusto Russell 2016 Professional Agent of the Year

 Augusto Russell, CIC, of Farmington, Connecticut, has been named the 2016 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of...


29 Jan, 2016, 17:20 ET PIA National Releases Advocacy and Policy Priorities for 2016

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) this week released PIA's 2016 Advocacy and Policy Priorities, which include...


18 Dec, 2015, 14:37 ET PIA Hails Passage of Policyholder Protection Act

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has hailed passage of the Policyholder Protection Act. The measure was...


04 Dec, 2015, 13:13 ET PIA Praises Reversal of $3 Billion Cut to Crop Insurance

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised Congress for reversing a $3 billion cut to the budget of the Federal Crop...


19 Nov, 2015, 15:30 ET PIA Calls Industry Meeting to Discuss Potential of Policy Binding on Agent Websites

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will conduct an industry discussion session to flesh out the concept of agents...


02 Nov, 2015, 17:21 ET Jon Gentile Named VP of Government Relations of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)

 Jon Gentile has been named Vice President of Government Relations of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). The...


30 Oct, 2015, 12:08 ET PIA Praises Pledge By House and Senate Leadership to Reverse Cuts to Crop Insurance Program

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has praised leadership in both the U.S. House and Senate for pledging to reverse...


20 Mar, 2015, 10:54 ET Congressman Peter King (R-NY) to Receive the Professional Insurance Agents 2015 Legislator of the Year Award

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) will be presented with the 2015 Legislator of the Year Award by the National Association of Professional Insurance...


16 Jan, 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...


08 Jan, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


05 Jan, 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...


17 Dec, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


13 Nov, 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...


02 Oct, 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...


05 Jun, 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...


30 Apr, 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...