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PIA and GE Auto Warranty Services Team Up to Offer Member Agents Another Business Building Tool

(6/02/2004) WASHINGTON, June 2, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce a new marketing partnership, effective immedia... full story

Professional Insurance Agents Call on All State Insurance Departments to Protect Returning U.S. Soldiers From Rate Hikes, Coverage Denials

(5/19/2004) WASHINGTON, May 19, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today called on the commissioners of insurance in all 50... full story

Insurers Urge Senate Panel to Extend Terrorism Insurance Program Key to National Economic Security

(5/18/2004) WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2004 - Congress should act this year to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for two years beyond... full story

PIA Says Don't Penalize U.S. Soldiers Returning from Iraq With Auto Insurance Cancellations or Rate Hikes

(5/17/2004) WASHINGTON, May 17, 2004 - U.S. Armed Forces personnel returning from fighting in Iraq deserve our thanks, not insurance rate increases or denials... full story

PIA National Meets With Federal Crop Insurance Officials, Advises Discount Plans Must Be Regulated

(5/10/2004) WASHINGTON, May 10, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has held meetings with federal crop insurance officials at their requ... full story

PIA National Lauds Oxley, Baker, Kelly for Letter Urging Extension of TRIA Provision

(4/23/2004) WASHINGTON, April 23, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today lauded the leaders and members of the House Financial Servic... full story

PIA National Receives Marketing Award from Professional Insurance Communicators of America

(4/23/2004) WASHINGTON, April 23, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) received honors for a membership marketing project from the Profess... full story

PIA National Meets With Senate Committee Staff on Flood Insurance Reauthorization Bill

(4/15/2004) WASHINGTON, April 15, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has wrapped up two weeks of visits to Capitol Hill pressing for... full story

PIA National Appoints Len Brevik as Executive Vice President, CEO

(4/12/2004) WASHINGTON, April 12, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the appointment of Leonard C. Brevik as executive v... full story

PIA National Elects Officers for 2004-2005

(3/31/2004) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has elected a slate of officers who will serve one-year terms that.... full story

PIA Political Action Committee Names Nebraska Agent Person of the Year

(3/31/2004) WASHINGTON, March 31, 2004 - The Professional Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (PIAPAC) has named Carter A. "Cap" Peterson of Wayne, Nebraska as its ... full story

PIA National Names Ronald Silverman 2004 Professional Agent of the Year

(3/29/2004) © 2004, Martin Lueders/INSIGHT PHOTOS WASHINGTON, March 29, 2004 - Ronald N. Silverman, CIC, CISR, was named 2004 Professional Agent of the Year by... full story

PIA National Names Mishell Magnusson 2004 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(3/29/2004) Photo: (from left to right) Shelly Diegel, Vice President, Distribution Management, Zurich North America Small Business, sponsor of the 2004 CSR award; PIA Nat... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill

(3/24/2004) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2004 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) are set to converge on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C..... full story

PIA Applauds Oxley-Baker Approach to Insurance Regulation

(3/18/2004) WASHINGTON, March 18, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today lauded the outline of a proposal on comprehensive insurance r... full story

PIA-CCEO Announces National Rollout of The Value Difference Series

(3/12/2004) WASHINGTON, March 12, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and its Company Council of Executive Officers today announced the s... full story

Sen. Jim Bunning to Address PIA Federal Legislative Summit

(2/27/2004) WASHINGTON, February 27, 2004 - Senator Jim Bunning (R-Kentucky) will address insurance agents March 25 during the annual federal legislative summit held by the... full story

PIA Lauds Rep. Kelly's Call for OCC to Justify Its Preemption Rules

(1/23/2004) WASHINGTON, January 23, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) today lauded Rep. Sue Kelly (R-New York) for demanding t... full story

PIA Blasts OCC Preemption Regulations

(1/20/2004) WASHINGTON, January 20, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today criticized new rules issued by the Office of the Comptrolle... full story

Vice Chairman of House Financial Services Committee to Keynote PIA Federal Legislative Summit

(1/20/2004) WASHINGTON, January 20, 2004 - Representative Sue Kelly (R-New York), Vice Chairman of the powerful House Committee on Financial Services, will deliver the keyn... full story