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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

New PIA National Officers Installed

(10/16/2018) WASHINGTON – Newly elected national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents were installed during the organization’s September... full story

Curt Christofferson Named 2018 PIA National Company Representative of the Year

(10/09/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named Curt Christofferson of Napoleon, North Dakota as its 2018 Company Repre... full story

Condon-Meek Insurance Receives the 2018 PIA National Excellence in Social Media Award

(10/03/2018) WASHINGTON – Condon-Meek Insurance of Clearwater, Florida has received the 2018 Excellence in Social Media Award from the National Association of Professional... full story

Acuity Named 2018 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

(10/03/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Acuity the recipient of its prestigious 2018 Company Award of Excellence. The... full story

PIA Statement on Passage of Data Notification Legislation in House Financial Services Committee

(9/13/2018) PIA is unable to support H.R. 6743, the “Consumer Information Notification Requirement Act. full story

PIA Partners With AVYST to Help Agents Get to Market Faster

(9/06/2018) New product simplifies client interviews, reduces data reentry and streamlines submission process. full story

PIA: Independent Insurance Agents Score Major Victory In Treasury Department’s Proposed Regulations for Pass-Through Businesses

(8/09/2018) WASHINGTON – In a major win for small-business insurance agencies and brokerages, proposed regulations issued August 8 by the U.S. Treasury and the Internal R... full story

National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Statement on Senate Passage of Four-Month NFIP Extension

(7/31/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents is pleased the U.S. Senate passed a four-month extension of the National Flood Insuranc... full story

National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Statement on Four-Month NFIP Reauthorization

(7/25/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased the U.S. House of Representatives voted today to prevent a lapse of th... full story

Statement by PIA on NFIP Reauthorization

(7/19/2018) PIA believes reforms to the NFIP should be taken up in a long-term reauthorization of the program, and that, in the meantime, Congress should pass a clean exten... full story

PIA Calls for 2018 Awards Nominations

(7/11/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is now accepting nominations for four prestigious national awards... full story

PIA Praises Passage of Legislation to Protect U.S. Insurance Regulatory System From Harmful International Agreements

(7/10/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) was pleased today to see the House pass the International Insurance Standards Act... full story

PIA Praises Passage of Senate Farm Bill With Strong Support of Crop Insurance, NFIP Extension

(6/28/2018) PIA praised the passage by the U.S. Senate of S. 3042, the 2018 Farm Bill. full story

PIA Partners With InsureZone to Launch PIA Market Access Program

(6/26/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership with InsureZone, In... full story

PIA Praises House Passage of Farm Bill With Strong Commitment to Crop Insurance

(6/21/2018) PIA praises passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill. full story

PIA Statement on Passage of Federal Insurance Office Reform Act

(6/07/2018) On June 7, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 3861, the Federal Insurance Office Reform Act on a vote of 36-21. full story

PIA Praises House Passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act

(5/22/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Re... full story

PIA Expresses Disappointment at Failure of Farm Bill in House

(5/18/2018) The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass a 5-year reauthorization of the Farm Bill, H.R. 2. The bill failed by a vote of 198-213. full story