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PIA Political Action Committee Names Nebraska Agent Person of the Year

(3/31/2004) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2004 - The Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (PIAPAC) has named Carter A. "Cap" Peterson of Wayne, Nebraska as its ... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill

(3/24/2004) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2004 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) are set to converge on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C..... full story

NAIC Launches Campaign to Fight Unauthorized Insurance

(3/22/2004) During the course of the next several months, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) will roll out a campaign to combat fraudulent insurance... full story

NAIC Interstate Compact Advances in States

(3/22/2004) State insurance regulators are delivering on a promise to both consumers and the industry to further enhance the way insurers do business throughout the United.... full story

Csiszar Reaffirms His Belief in State Regulation, Says NAIC Needs 'A Place at the Table'

(3/22/2004) NAIC President and South Carolina insurance commissioner Ernst Csiszar sought to counter criticism from some consumer groups during opening remarks at an NAIC m... full story

Evan Greenberg Advances to CEO at Reinsurer

(3/16/2004) A son of the legendary CEO of American International Group (AIG) will become CEO - but not of father's company. Evan Greenberg will become CEO... full story

NAIC Meetings Underway With New Streamlined Structure

(3/16/2004) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is meeting in New York. The meetings got underway Saturday and wrap up today. Earlier last week, the.... full story

Rep. Garrett to Speak at PIAPAC Fundraising Dinner

(3/16/2004) Representative Scott Garrett (R-New Jersey) will speak to members of the Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (PIAPAC) during their annual f... full story

NAIC Holds Symposium in Washington, D.C.

(3/10/2004) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held a public policy forum in Washington, D.C. February 23 and 24. There was discussion of state... full story

NAIC's Csiszar Outlines Goals, Issues for 2004

(3/10/2004) Speaking before attendees at the 2004 NAIC Commissioners' Conference in Washington, D.C., in early February, NAIC President and South Carolina Insurance Directo... full story

Issues Top the PIA Agenda at the 2004 Federal Legislative Summit

(3/10/2004) Once again, members of PIA from throughout the nation are set to converge on Washington, D.C. for the 2004 PIA Federal Legislative Summit, which... full story

Are You up to the Challenge?

(3/10/2004) For the past two consecutive years, the PIA National Board of Directors has celebrated 100% participation in PIA National's Political Action Committee (PIAPAC.)... full story

Insurance Payrolls Rise in February

(3/09/2004) Reversing a four-month decline, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on March 5 that insurance industry employment gained 3,300 jobs in February, rising to a... full story

GAO Warns Against Bogus Health Insurance

(3/09/2004) The General Accounting Office told the Senate Finance Committee last week that more than 15,000 employers bought 144 separate bogus health insurance plans that ... full story

Driving Too Little Can Cause Auto Insurance Cancellation

(3/09/2004) Although it's not common, people can have their auto insurance policies non-renewed because they don't drive enough. Jean Anello, 44, of Brooklyn, New York rece... full story

NAIC President Calls Criticism From Consumer Groups "Unwarranted and Inaccurate"

(3/09/2004) Ernst Csiszar, the president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, has responded to a letter from consumer groups, calling their assertion tha... full story

Frozen Pipe Advice from PIA of New Hampshire

(3/03/2004) This reminder may not be useful if you are lucky enough to be a member of PIA of Hawaii - but in much... full story

PIA Advises NAIC Anti Fraud Subgroup Redrafting Premium Pass-Through Account Model

(3/02/2004) PIA and other agent trade association representatives met on February 26 with members of an NAIC Anti Fraud subgroup to edit a proposed model bill... full story

Study Finds Detroit Most Expensive, Nashville Cheapest for Auto Insurance

(3/02/2004) A new study published in USA Today illustrates that where a person lives has a big influence on how much it can cost to insure... full story

State Farm Lowers Auto Rates in Ten States

(3/02/2004) State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. said it's lowering auto rates in ten states. State Farm customers in the following states will see decreases in... full story