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PIA Launches the PIA DMV: PIA’s Direct Marketing Vault

(7/23/2019) A one-stop shop for direct mail and digital advertising services. full story

PIA National Praises House Passage of Bipartisan Repeal of Cadillac Tax

(7/18/2019) By overwhelming vote of 419-6. full story

PIA National Announces Call for Fall Award Nominations

(7/03/2019) For four prestigious awards in its fall 2019 awards program. full story

PIA National Urges House Leaders to Support Bipartisan Flood Reauthorization Bills

(6/21/2019) The two bipartisan bills were passed unanimously by the House Financial Services Committee. full story

PIA National Applauds the Passage of Bipartisan Flood Reauthorization in House Committee

(6/12/2019) Bipartisan bill would reform and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years. full story

PIA National Supports Bipartisan Waters-McHenry Bill to Reform, Reauthorize National Flood Insurance Program

(6/10/2019) Proposed legislation includes many of the priorities PIA National has been advocating for. full story

PIA Pleased with Four-Month NFIP Extension, Says Time is Now for Long Term Reauthorization

(6/04/2019) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) extended to September 30th.. full story

PIA Statement on Two-Week Extension of National Flood Insurance Program

(5/30/2019) This was the second attempt this week to pass an extension of the NFIP. full story

PIA Decries Objection to Two-Week Extension, Urges Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

(5/28/2019) Action puts the NFIP on the brink of lapse right at the beginning of hurricane season. full story

PIA Praises Senator Ted Cruz for Introduction of Bill to Repeal the Federal Insurance Office

(5/22/2019) The “Federal Insurance Office Abolishment Act” (S. 1586) introduced in the Senate. full story

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