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Recovery From Hurricane Florence Underway

(9/21/2018) The recovery process from Hurricane Florence is underway in hard-hit North Carolina, where there’s a lack of properties covered by flood insurance. full story

Why Do People Stay Put During Hurricanes?

(9/21/2018) This article is written by Robert Meyer, co-director of the Wharton Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes, at the University of Pennsylvania. full story

Florence Exposes Flood Insurance Gap

(9/21/2018) Florida officials point to North Carolina -- and issue a warning. full story

Maine’s Cioppa Named New Rep to FSOC

(9/21/2018) State insurance regulators have appointed Eric A. Cioppa, Superintendent of the Maine Bureau of Insurance, to a two-year term as the state insurance commissione... full story

Puerto Rico Government Sues Insurers

(9/21/2018) The Puerto Rico Insurance Commissioner’s Office and Consumer Affairs Department filed two lawsuits against insurance companies on the island for claims paymen... full story

September Is National Preparedness Month

(9/21/2018) As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the latest Flood Agent eNewslette... full story

Understanding Volcano Risks to Homes

(9/21/2018) A CoreLogic report on the area on Hawaii impacted from Mt. Kilauea’s lava flow. full story

Self-Driving Cars Hit a Speed Bump

(9/21/2018) Less than half of Americans (43 percent) are interested in utilizing self-driving cars, down from 53 percent last year. full story

Industry Well-capitalized for Florence

(9/18/2018) U.S. insurers are sitting on roughly a half-trillion of available capital. full story

Flood Insurance Uptake Lags Despite Hurricanes

(9/18/2018) data from the National Flood Insurance Program showed that 3.6 percent fewer flood insurance policies are in force in North Carolina compared to 2013. full story

PIA Unable to Support Data Bill

(9/18/2018) PIA is unable to support H.R. 6743, the “Consumer Information Notification Requirement Act.” full story

PIA’s 2018 Agency Marketing Guide Now Available Online

(9/18/2018) PIA is excited to announce that the 2018 PIA Agency Marketing Guide is now available online to PIA members and their colleagues. full story

Tax 2.0 Package Poised to Advance

(9/18/2018) The House Ways and Means Committee is expected to pass its “Tax 2.0” package. full story

NY Sues OCC for Allowing Fintechs to Skirt State Regs

(9/18/2018) New York state’s top banking regulator has sued the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). full story

Lawsuit Aims to Block ‘Short-term’ Health Plans

(9/18/2018) A lawsuit has been filed seeking to block the expansion of so-called short-term health plans. full story

Free Trial of eForms Wizard Gold Level Package for PIA members

(9/18/2018) AVYST eForms Wizard is a software solution that enables professional insurance agents and producers to efficiently interview clients and prospects on-site with ... full story

FEMA Was Overwhelmed in 2017, GAO Says

(9/11/2018) Back-to-back hurricanes and catastrophic wildfires in California overwhelmed federal disaster responders last year. full story

Fitch: Workers’ Comp Profits Strong

(9/11/2018) Fitch Ratings says the U.S. workers’ compensation insurance market reported strong underwriting performance for the third consecutive year in 2017. full story

Modest Premium Hikes as ACA Stabilizes

(9/11/2018) Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will see price cuts. full story

Cyber Premiums to Increase Five-Fold

(9/11/2018) Munich Re predicts that worldwide cyber insurance premiums will grow from $4 billion currently to $20 billion by 2025. full story