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Aug 10, 2015, 15:17 ET

PIA Research Reveals Commercial Lines Customers Continue to Prefer Independent Insurance Agents

Extensive nationwide research conducted by the agency-company council of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has found...

May 06, 2015, 18:13 ET

PIA Endorses Two Bills to Repeal 40% Excise Tax on Employer-sponsored Health Plans

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has endorsed two bills in Congress that would both fix a major flaw in the...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:12 ET

PIA Agency Marketing Guide Available Online

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has made its 2014 PIA Agency Marketing Guide available to insurance professionals...

Apr 02, 2015, 17:34 ET

PIA National Names Jeff Neverman 2015 Professional Agent of the Year

Jeffrey D. Neverman, CIC, CPIA, of Neverman Insurance Agency in Westlake, Ohio, has been named the 2015 Professional Agent of the Year by...

Apr 02, 2015, 17:23 ET

PIA National Names Nicholas W. Ruickoldt 2015 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Nicholas W. Ruickoldt of the The Russell Agency, LLC, of Southport, Connecticut, has been named the 2015 PIA National Young Insurance...

Apr 02, 2015, 17:15 ET

PIA National Names Sarah Sun 2015 Customer Service Representative of the Year

Sarah Sun of Klinger & Associates in Germantown, Maryland, was named the 2015 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year....

Mar 23, 2015, 11:14 ET

Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2015 Federal Legislative Summit March 25-26

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

Mar 20, 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...

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...