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PIA National Officers for 2006-2007 Installed

(9/13/2006) WASHINGTON, September 13, 2006 - The new national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents were installed during the group's Sept... full story

PIA National Announces New E&O Market for Agents

(8/31/2006) WASHINGTON, August 31, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) announces a new market for insurance agents' Errors and Omission... full story

National Association of Professional Insurance Agents Teams Up with the Life Alliance for Term Life Sales

(8/14/2006) WASHINGTON, August 14, 2006 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) can now generate term life insurance quotes for... full story

PIA Criticizes Effort to Ban Contingent Commissions

(8/04/2006) WASHINGTON, August 4, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today condemned certain actions by three state Attorneys General ... full story

PIA's Brevik Blasts Optional Federal Charter Bill as "Special Interest Legislation of the Worst Kind"

(7/21/2006) BOSTON, July 21, 2006 - The National Insurance Act of 2006 would undermine key insurance consumer protections, constrict the availability of insurance, create... full story

Professional Insurance Agents to Lobby Members of Congress in August

(7/11/2006) WASHINGTON, July 11, 2006 - The heat will be on Members of Congress during the month of August. The National Association of Professional... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Advise Homeowners to Check Their Coverage Before the Hurricane Flags Fly

(5/26/2006) WASHINGTON, May 26, 2006 - As forecasters predict that the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season that begins on June 1 will be an active... full story

PIA's Brevik Praises Florida Property Insurance Reforms Following PIA of Florida Forum

(5/19/2006) WASHINGTON, May 19, 2006 - Elements of a Florida property insurance reform bill signed into law May 16 by Governor Jeb Bush could... full story

PIA of Florida Panel Addresses Florida Insurance Market

(5/18/2006) ORLANDO, May 18, 2006 - Insurance agents from all over the state convened here on May 12, 2006 to hear a panel of... full story

PIA National Names Steve Standridge 2006 Professional Agent of the Year

(4/20/2006) WASHINGTON, April 20, 2006 - Steve Standridge of Mt. Ida, Arkansas was named the 2006 Professional Agent of the Year by the National... full story

PIA Political Action Committee (PIAPAC) Names Larry McGillis 2006 Person of the Year

(4/20/2006) WASHINGTON, April 20, 2006 - Larry McGillis of Portland, North Dakota was named Person of the Year by the Professional Insurance Agents Political... full story

PIA Names Peter Thornton Recipient of Inaugural National Young Insurance Professional Award

(4/20/2006) WASHINGTON, April 20, 2006 - Peter Thornton, CIC, vice president of the Thornton Agency in Parsippany, New Jersey, has been named the 2006... full story

PIA Names Ruth Phillips 2006 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/20/2006) WASHINGTON, April 20, 2006 - Ruth E. Phillips, CISR, CPSR, CPIW was named the 2006 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year... full story

PIA Members Blanket Capitol Hill in Effort to Assure Optional Federal Charter Bill is Dead on Arrival

(4/12/2006) PIA Main Street Agents Visit Capitol Hill - PIA membersfrom Louisiana make their rounds in the shadow of the U.SCapitol on April 6, 2006... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill for Annual Federal Legislative Summit

(3/31/2006) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2006 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) are set to convene on Capitol Hill... full story

PIA Lauds Increase in NFIP Borrowing Authority, Committee Approval of Reform Bill

(3/17/2006) WASHINGTON, March 17, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents today applauded approval by the Senate of an increase to $20.8... full story

PIA Asks State Legislatures to Pass Resolutions Opposing Federal Regulation, Optional Federal Charters for Insurance

(3/07/2006) WASHINGTON, March 7, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has developed a model resolution (PDF file, Word file) that it... full story

PIA Reaffirms Opposition to Optional Federal Charters

(3/06/2006) WASHINGTON, March 6, 2006 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has reaffirmed its opposition to any proposals that call for a... full story

PIA's Brevik Addresses Building Codes, Disaster Mitigation During NCOIL Panel

(2/28/2006) WESTON, Fla., February 28, 2006 - Sound, up to date and successful building codes are essential for construction, but codes must also be... full story

Ohio Gov. Taft Orders Review of Ads for Auto Insurance in State Registration Renewals

(2/07/2006) WASHINGTON, February 7, 2006 - You get your vehicle registration renewal notice in the mail. It says you must certify that you have... full story