Mary Anne Cecchetto returns as PIA Northeast’s director of membership

Over two months ago, PIA Northeast welcomed back Mary Anne Cecchetto as the new director of membership. Cecchetto has nearly 38 years of experience in the insurance industry, serving as a sales & retention representative for 14 years and 13 years as a membership...
Weekly Dispatch: May 23, 2024

Weekly Dispatch: May 23, 2024

A draft of the Farm Bill has been released, which includes a piece of PIA-priority legislation. New Jersey is the first to announce a series of climate resilience reforms that feature a comprehensive update of land resource protection regulations. New York state introduces a series of new bills into the Senate and Assembly. Vermont’s Department of Financial Regulation will participate in a climate data call. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities, upcoming events and information you may have missed in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

N.Y.: PIA-priority photo inspection law took effect May 15

N.Y.: PIA-priority photo inspection law took effect May 15

PIANY’s top-priority photo inspection law (A.3172-A/S.5889) went into effect on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. This legislation makes important changes to New York state's antiquated photo inspection system.  The law allows insurance carriers to submit a waiver to...

Weekly Dispatch: May 16, 2024

Weekly Dispatch: May 16, 2024

PIA’s annual Market Trends Survey is now live: take it today! Connecticut has signed a new law to prohibit medical debt being reported to credit agencies. In New Hampshire, the Senate passed S.B.423, a bill that would ensure all parties involved in an auto accident the pertinent legal information. PIANY President Gary Slavin, CIC, LUTCF, CLTC, issued a statement about recent legislative victories in the state. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

N.Y.: Supplemental spousal liability bill passes state Assembly

N.Y.: Supplemental spousal liability bill passes state Assembly

Legal requirements related to offering supplemental spousal liability coverage may get a little less confusing in New York state. A bill (A.9407), which would make important changes to the supplemental spousal liability coverage in auto policies, passed the state...