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PIA Members Hold Annual Summit on Capitol Hill

(4/14/2005) WASHINGTON, April 14, 2005 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) from across the country lobbied for quick passage of a..... full story

Former AIG Chairman Hank Greenberg Takes the Fifth

(4/13/2005) The former head of American International Group Inc. (AIG), Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, refused to answer questions on Tuesday from regulators looking into improp... full story

Grassroots Action Alert - Act Now!

(4/13/2005) PIA National has issued a grassroots action alert to all PIA members. Whether you attended the April 7 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS) or not,... full story

FLS Attendees - Don't Forget to Thank Your Members of Congress

(4/13/2005) If you attended the April 7 PIA Federal Legislative Summit (FLS), you'll probably want to send a thank you note to those elected officials you... full story

PIA's Don Flanders Honored as PIAPAC Person of the Year

(4/13/2005) PIA National's Don Flanders was named Person of the Year by the Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (PIAPAC). The honor was bestowed April ... full story

PIA Members Take Our Message to Capitol Hill

(4/10/2005) [See photos and video from event at end of article.] PIA members from across the country descended on Capitol Hill April 7 for the... full story

NY DOI Requires CEOs to Certify They're Not Manipulating Results

(4/05/2005) On March 29, the New York State Insurance Department issued a directive requiring the chief executives of the insurance companies it regulates to take an... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill This Week

(4/05/2005) PIA members from throughout the nation are set to convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 7 for the 2005 PIA Federal... full story

Commissioner Diane Koken's Remarks for PIA's Federal Legislative Summit

(4/04/2005) I have been privileged to serve for almost eight years as Pennsylvania's Insurance Commissioner and am currently honored to serve as President of the... full story

Oxendine Exits Race for Georgia Lieutenant Governor

(3/29/2005) Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine has pulled out of the race for lieutenant governor. Instead, he will seek a fourth term as insurance commissioner. ... full story

Oxley, Frank Ask GAO to Study Banks and Real Estate Brokerage

(3/29/2005) The chairman and ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee have asked the General Accounting Office to conduct a study on whether there have... full story

Martha Stewart Seeks $3.7 Million in Defense Reimbursement From Her D&O Carriers

(3/22/2005) Home decorating maven Martha Stewart's company is seeking $3.7 million in reimbursement of legal fees from its directors and officers insurance policy. The comp... full story

New York GOP Paints Spitzer as a 'Job Killer'

(3/22/2005) New York Republican Party Chairman Stephen Minarik has launched a broadside against New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, saying Spitzer's "reckless efforts ... full story

Tell Them PIA Sent You!

(3/15/2005) So what? You might ask, "What difference does this make for me and my agency?" If your agency is using any of the more... full story

Let's Just Tell It Like It Is

(3/15/2005) In my previous career as a reporter and talk show host, I became very familiar with how the media can, and often do, distort... full story

AIG's Greenberg Announces His Retirement

(3/15/2005) Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, chief executive officer and president of American International Group, is leaving the job he has held for 40 years. On March 14,... full story

NAIC, NCOIL Collaborate on Natural Catastrophe Plan

(3/14/2005) State regulators will join with state legislators in gathering input for a natural catastrophe insurance risk plan now under development by the National Associa... full story

NAIC Considers Model to Regulate Discount "Health Plans"

(3/09/2005) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is seeking comments on a draft of its Medical Discount Plan Organization Model Act. The purpose of th... full story

NAIC Meets This Week, Broker Disclosure On Agenda

(3/09/2005) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Executive Committee on Broker Activities will conduct a public hearing on Monday, March 14 in Salt La... full story

Progressive Eyes Return to New Jersey Auto Insurance Market

(3/09/2005) Citing an improved business climate in the state, Progressive is considering a return to the New Jersey auto insurance market. Progressive pulled out of New... full story