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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

PIA Praises Failure of Harmful Crop Amendment

(5/18/2018) House of Representatives votes against an amendment to the Farm Bill that would have gutted the federal crop insurance program. full story

PIA National Names Carla Jean Marks 2018 Professional Agent of the Year

(5/01/2018) WASHINGTON — Carla Jean Marks has been named the 2018 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents. Marks is Pr... full story

PIA National Names Matthew J. Cranney 2018 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(5/01/2018) WASHINGTON – Matthew J. Cranney of M3 Insurance in Madison, Wisconsin has been named the 2018 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year. The award... full story

PIA National Names Sarah Thibault 2018 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(5/01/2018) WASHINGTON – Sarah Thibault of HNI Risk Services in Bloomington, Minnesota was named the 2018 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year. The aw... full story

PIA Names Rep. Kevin Cramer Legislator of the Year

(4/30/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents was pleased to name Representative Kevin Cramer (R-ND) as its 2018 Legislator of the Ye... full story

PIA Welcomes Nationwide Agents to Ranks of Independent Insurance Agents

(4/19/2018) WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, a national trade association that represents independent insurance agents, has issued ... full story