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PIA Praises Secretary Mnuchin’s Comments on International Capital Standards

(5/16/2019) His comments affirmed the Treasury Department’s support for state-based insurance regulation. full story

PIA National Names Richard Savino 2019 Professional Agent of the Year

(4/10/2019) The award is PIA’s highest honor. full story

PIA National Names Scott Shappee 2019 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(4/10/2019) The YIP award was sponsored for the 14th year in a row by The Rough Notes Company. full story

PIA National Names Brenda Sells 2019 CSR of the Year

(4/10/2019) Brenda Antonia Sells named PIA National CSR of the Year for 2019. full story

Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) is Named PIA’s 2019 Legislator of the Year

(3/28/2019) Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) has been named 2019 Legislator of the Year by PIA National. full story

PIA-Backed Bill to Repeal Federal Insurance Office Reintroduced by Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV)

(3/26/2019) H.R. 1862 has been reintroduced in the U.S. House by Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV)... full story

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