You are here:HomeNews CenterPIA Press Releases

PIA Press Releases

Professional Insurance Agents Win Early Victory on Agent Commissions in Draft NFIP Legislation, Express Optimism in Testimony for Hearing

(3/13/2019) Draft package was released in advance of a March 13 hearing on NFIP reauthorization, PIA submits testimony. full story

PIA National Opposes Proposal to Allow Insurance Sales Across State Lines

(3/12/2019) Such proposals constitute a clear threat to the successful state-based system of insurance regulation, which PIA supports. full story

Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2019 Federal Legislative Summit from April 2-3

(3/11/2019) Members of PIA will bring their concerns directly to Congress when they converge on Washington, D.C. from April 2-3, 2019. full story

PIA Cyber Insurance Now Available to Sell by Independent Agents

(2/26/2019) Enhanced Cyber Coverage Tailored to Small and Mid-Sized Businesses... full story

PIA Praises Final Regulations Affirming Lower Pass-Through Tax Rate for Insurance Agents

(1/18/2019) A major win for small-business insurance agencies and brokerages. full story

PIA Announces 2019 PIA InsureTech Showcase

(1/14/2019) PIA has announced a showcase for InsureTech innovators whose ideas can help independent agents succeed. full story

PIA Announces Call for Award Nominations

(1/03/2019) Deadline is February 20, 2019 for the PIA Professional Agent of the Year, Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year and Young Insurance Professional (YI... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Welcome 116th Congress

(1/03/2019) PIA looks forward to working with both new and returning members of Congress. full story

PIA Statement on FEMA Guidance on NFIP During Shutdown

(12/27/2018) FEMA’s Decision to Halt Some Operations of NFIP After Congress Passed a Six-Month Renewal Blasted by Industry, Lawmakers full story

PIA Praises Extension of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to May 31

(12/21/2018) The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased the U.S. House and Senate have passed a bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insura... full story

PIA Applauds Farm Bill’s Commitment to Crop Insurance

(12/20/2018) PIA applauds the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill and lauds its commitment to crop insurance. full story

PIA and AVYST Extend Free Trial of eForms Wizard to March 31, 2019

(12/20/2018) PIA member benefit is an innovative software solution. full story

PIA Pleased with Congressional Action to Prevent Lapse of Flood Insurance Program

(11/30/2018) PIA is pleased that Congress acted to prevent a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for one week, adding that the extension needs to be longer.... full story

Statement by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) on the 2018 Midterm Election Results

(11/07/2018) PIA will continue to promote the valued role of professional independent insurance agents in the new 116th Congress full story

New PIA National Officers Installed

(10/16/2018) WASHINGTON – Newly elected national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents were installed during the organization’s September... full story

Curt Christofferson Named 2018 PIA National Company Representative of the Year

(10/09/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Curt Christofferson of Napoleon, North Dakota as its 2018 Company Repre... full story

Condon-Meek Insurance Receives the 2018 PIA National Excellence in Social Media Award

(10/03/2018) WASHINGTON – Condon-Meek Insurance of Clearwater, Florida has received the 2018 Excellence in Social Media Award from the National Association of Professional... full story

Acuity Named 2018 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(10/03/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Acuity the recipient of its prestigious 2018 Company Award of Excellence. The... full story

PIA Statement on Passage of Data Notification Legislation in House Financial Services Committee

(9/13/2018) PIA is unable to support H.R. 6743, the “Consumer Information Notification Requirement Act. full story

PIA Partners With AVYST to Help Agents Get to Market Faster

(9/06/2018) New product simplifies client interviews, reduces data reentry and streamlines submission process. full story