Insurance News, Insurance News, News, PIA News, Press ReleaseRepeal of Federal Insurance Office, PIA Top Priority, Introduced in House
August 2, 2021PIA has been leading the effort to repeal the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) for years. On July 29, 2021, that effort again advanced.
Insurance News, PIA News, Press ReleaseFacts Matter: Independent Agents and the NFIP
July 7, 2021PIA National President Wayne White shares observations on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in a guest article in PC 360.
Press ReleasePIA to NYC: Setting the Record Straight on Agent Commissions
May 19, 2021Agents’ Association Corrects Testimony of City of New York Federal Affairs Director
Press ReleasePIA National Names Dawn Bryant-Smith 2021 Customer Service Representative of the Year
April 28, 2021WASHINGTON – Dawn Bryant-Smith of Shepherd Insurance in Carmel, Indiana has been named the 2021 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year.
Press ReleasePIA National Names Andrew Skaggs 2021 Young Insurance Professional of the Year
April 28, 2021WASHINGTON – Andrew Skaggs, Owner/Agent of Skaggs Insurance Agencies of Indianapolis, Indiana, has been named the 2021 PIA National Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year.
Press ReleasePIA National Names John Potthast 2021 Professional Agent of the Year
April 28, 2021WASHINGTON —John Potthast, Founder & President of Foundation Insurance Group in Falls Church, Virginia, has been named the 2021 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA).
PIA News, Press ReleasePIA Supports Cannabis Safe Harbor Legislation
March 18, 2021WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has been advocating for a legislative protection from federal prosecution for insurance agents who do business with cannabis-related enterprises in states in which such businesses are legal.
Insurance News, PIA News, Press ReleaseThe 2021 NU/PIA Agent Survey: Encouraging Findings
March 13, 2021Insurance agencies faced a myriad of challenges in 2020 but came through armed with adaptive solutions, displaying creative resilience. That’s among the findings of the fifth annual 2021 National Underwriter/PIA Independent Agent Survey.
Insurance News, PIA News, Press ReleaseProfessional Insurance Agents Call for Spring 2021 Award Nominations
March 6, 2021Nominations are now being accepted for PIA National's 2021 Professional Agent of the Year, Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year and Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year awards.
Insurance News, Press ReleasePIA Supports Introduction of Bill to Make Small Business Tax Deduction Permanent
March 6, 2021PIA applauds the “Main Street Tax Certainty Act of 2021,” (H.R. 1381/S.480) which would make permanent the 20 percent tax deduction currently available to some passthrough entities.
Insurance News, Press ReleasePIA Top Priority, Repeal of Federal Insurance Office, Introduced in Senate
March 6, 2021A top PIA priority, the “Federal Insurance Office Abolishment Act,”. Ich was previously introduced in the 116th Congress, was reintroduced by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). “In 2010, advocates of federal insurance regulation succeeded in getting the Federal Insurance Office (FIO) established as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law–but PIA has never given up on repealing it,” said PIA National President Wayne White.
Press ReleasePIA Praises House, Senate Passage of Coronavirus Relief
January 13, 2021Several items advocated by PIA were included in the final bill.