Weekly Dispatch: Dec. 2, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Dec. 2, 2021

NFIP set to expire tomorrow—call to action; FIO to investigate the insurance sector and climate-related financial risks. Agents who do business in Connecticut and New York must complete sexual harassment prevention training by the end of the month. And, PIANY advocates to make auto photo inspections optional. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 24, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 24, 2021

News PIA Northeast is thankful for you This time of year—just like all year—PIA thinks about you. Together, we make the insurance industry better. Thank you for your continued support. We wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season. Happy...

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 18, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 18, 2021

PIA urges the U.S. Senate to pass a cannabis safe harbor bill. New York insurers must comply with guidance on climate-change risks. And, supporting Special Olympics New Jersey is easier than ever. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 11, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 11, 2021

Technology helps insureds mitigate water damage, and agents can educate them. PIA opposes reintroduced pandemic legislation. And, some best practices for dealing with additional insureds. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources and education opportunities in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 4, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 4, 2021

Once again, the New York state commissioner of health designated COVID-19 as a highly contagious communicable disease under the New York Health and Essential Rights Act. The Connecticut Insurance Department’s online licensing operations have been suspended until next week. And, take a 10-minute survey to communicate the challenges you face as an insurance agent. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 28, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 28, 2021

PIA National-member agencies will continue to be provided with a complimentary license to use ACORD forms in 2022. WC disability benefits were adjusted in Connecticut. And, agents can register for the National Flood Insurance Program’s new Risk Rating 2.0 training session. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 21, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 21, 2021

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. PIA has opposed a small-business reporting proposal in the U.S. House of Representatives. And, you can learn how to talk to your clients about long-term care insurance. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Dec. 2, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 14, 2021

PIA has launched a new member benefit and marketing resources to promote the independent insurance industry. Two bills that would reform the National Flood Insurance Program were introduced in the U.S. Senate. And, the New York State Department of Financial Services finalized new continuing-education requirements for insurance producers. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 24, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Oct. 7, 2021

President Biden signs legislation to extend federal funding and the National Flood Insurance Program. PIA National elects PIANY past President Richard A. Savino, CIC, CPIA, as the vice president/treasurer for the 2021-22 administrative year. And, PIA introduces a frequently-asked-questions series on the NFIP’s Risk Rating 2.0. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

Weekly Dispatch: Nov. 18, 2021

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 30, 2021

Several U.S. senators have called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to delay the implementation of the National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Rating 2.0. The U.S. Senate blocked the continuing resolution that would extend the NFIP. And, the cannabis safe harbor bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.