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Feb 09, 2018, 12:49 ET Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

In the early-morning hours of Feb. 9, Congress passed, and the president subsequently signed, a short-term continuing resolution (CR) that included...


Jan 31, 2018, 14:19 ET PIA Unveils 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has unveiled its 2018 Policy and Advocacy Priorities. "PIA National consulted...


Jan 22, 2018, 19:13 ET Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

The passage by Congress of another short-term continuing resolution (CR) that includes an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)...


Jan 20, 2018, 14:29 ET PIA Calls on Congress to Immediately Extend the National Flood Insurance Program After Failure of Continuing Resolution

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) calls on Congress to immediately pass legislation to extend the National Flood...


Dec 22, 2017, 10:48 ET PIA Praises Passage of Continuing Resolution Including Extension of National Flood Insurance Program

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised action by Congress to adopt a stopgap continuing resolution (CR) averting a...


Dec 20, 2017, 14:29 ET Statement by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) on the tax reform bill, H.R. 1

The passage of H.R. 1, the tax reform bill, will benefit owners of small businesses, according to the National Association of Professional...


Dec 04, 2017, 17:52 ET The PIA Partnership Launches Cyber 101, an Educational Website for Independent Agents

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) and its carrier council, The PIA Partnership, have unveiled a new...


Nov 06, 2017, 13:09 ET National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Opposes House Flood Legislation

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has issued the following statement reiterating its opposition to the House Flood...


Nov 02, 2017, 16:07 ET House GOP Tax Reform Proposal May Fall Short in Helping Small Business Owners

Tax reform provides an historic opportunity for simplifying the tax code while supporting and encouraging small business owners. PIA members own...


Sep 28, 2017, 12:20 ET Professional Insurance Agents Applaud Proposal to Lower Pass-Through Tax Rate

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has expressed initial optimism about one aspect of the tax reform outline released...


Sep 26, 2017, 15:06 ET Klinger Insurance Group Receives the 2017 PIA National Excellence in Social Media Award

The Klinger Insurance Group of Germantown, Maryland has received the 2017 Excellence in Social Media Award from the National Association of...


Sep 26, 2017, 14:59 ET PIA National Names Burns & Wilcox 2017 Managing General Agency of the Year

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has named Burns & Wilcox as the recipient of its 2017 Managing General...


Sep 20, 2017, 14:05 ET Auto-Owners Insurance Named 2017 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Auto-Owners Insurance Company as the recipient of its prestigious 2017...


Jun 15, 2017, 13:10 ET Statement by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) on House Legislation to Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

PIA understands that a deal has been negotiated on House legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that would reduce...


Jun 05, 2017, 17:08 ET Professional Insurance Agents Oppose Insurance Provision in Financial CHOICE Act

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has reaffirmed its opposition to a provision in the Financial Creating Hope and...


Apr 28, 2017, 16:53 ET PIA National Names Shawn Radke 2017 Customer Service Representative of the Year

Shawn Radke of the Kohlnhofer Agency in Lakeville, Minnesota was named the 2017 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year. The...


Apr 24, 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...


Mar 17, 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...


Mar 13, 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...


Nov 22, 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...


Sep 29, 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...


May 18, 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...


Apr 28, 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...


Apr 14, 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...


Jan 29, 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...