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PIA National Names Andrew Harris, Jr. 2020 Professional Agent of the Year

(5/15/2020) The award is PIA’s highest honor. full story

PIA National Names Ryan Kelly 2020 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

(5/15/2020) Kelly is Vice President of the Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals (CTYIP). full story

PIA National Names Denise Shelton 2020 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(5/15/2020) Of the Hoffman Insurance Group of Granger, Indiana. full story

PIA National Hails the Launch of a New COVID-19 Recovery Fund Coalition

(5/04/2020) A group dedicated to developing a common-sense solution for businesses struggling to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis. full story

PIA Partners with Progressive to Offer Agents 2,000 Marketing Program Credits

(4/30/2020) WASHINGTON -- Progressive Insurance Company is stepping up to help members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents keep their sales pipelin... full story

PIA National Praises House Passage of Bill to Add Funds to CARES Act Programs

(4/23/2020) Action follows Senate passage. full story

PIA National Opposes Business Interruption Legislation

(4/15/2020) Bills would apply business interruption coverage where it doesn’t exist. full story

PIA Supports New Recovery Fund for Businesses

(3/31/2020) In response to COVID-19 full story

PIA Statement on House Passage of COVID-19 Relief Bill

(3/27/2020) Passed by voice vote. full story

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Joins The PIA Partnership

(3/20/2020) A joint effort of leading insurance carriers and PIA. full story

The PIA Partnership Launches Winning@Talent Program

(3/18/2020) New Toolkit to Help Insurance Agencies Attract, Recruit and Retain Top Talent full story

Professional Insurance Agents to Hold PIA Advocacy Day March 31 – April 1

(3/04/2020) Annual legislative fly-in by independent insurance agents. full story

PIA, Nationwide Insurance Agents Association Join Forces

(1/30/2020) All Members of NIICA Become Members of PIA Under Agreement full story

PIA Issues Call for Award Nominations

(1/08/2020) For 2020 Professional Agent of the Year, CSR of the Year and Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year awards. full story

The PIA Partnership Launches Agency Perpetuation Planning Program

(1/06/2020) Online Tool and Live Seminars Guide Independent Insurance Agents Through the Process of Creating an Agency Perpetuation Plan full story

Senate Passes Federal Funding Package with 3 PIA Priorities

(12/19/2019) Terrorism, Flood Insurance Programs Extended; Healthcare Cadillac Tax Repealed. full story

ACORD and PIA National Announce Program to Provide Forms Access to Member Insurance Agencies

(12/18/2019) Industry organizations partner to ensure access to industry-standard forms for independent agents. full story

PIA Applauds U.S. House Passage of Federal Funding Package with Three PIA Priorities Included

(12/17/2019) Flood Insurance and Terrorism Insurance Programs Extended, Healthcare “Cadillac Tax” to be Repealed as Part of Package. full story

PIA Priorities Included in Year End Funding Package

(12/16/2019) Draft includes three policy priorities of PIA. full story

PIA National Statement on Extension of NFIP to December 20

(11/26/2019) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) extended in a federal funding continuing resolution (CR). full story