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July 10, 2019
12:00 PM

The state’s health insurance exchange and requirements on annual privacy notices were among the issues that moved in recent weeks.

July 10, 2019
11:10 AM

Hold a Delaware non-resident license? Take note of a newly passed cybersecurity bill that imposes requirements on all agents and brokers.

July 10, 2019
10:15 AM

The state legislature wrapped up business for the year, sending bills on cybersecurity and auto insurance to the governor’s desk.

June 19, 2019
2:35 PM

With 188 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.

June 19, 2019
2:35 PM

With 62 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.

June 19, 2019
2:30 PM

With 253 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.

June 19, 2019
2:05 PM

While lawmakers haggle over how to pass a state budget by the June 30 deadline, several pieces of legislation affecting the independent agent and broker community also are receiving attention from lawmakers.

June 19, 2019
2:00 PM

New data security-related requirements for insurers and insurance licensees, including all agents and brokers, look likely to become law in Delaware.

June 13, 2019
10:40 AM

Lawmakers are showing renewed interest in addressing Pennsylvania’s woefully low minimum auto liability limits. Help us keep the momentum by educating state representatives on the bill’s importance.

June 12, 2019
9:10 AM

With the likely adoption of Delaware’s cybersecurity bill, it’s critical that agents are compliant with existing privacy, security, and data breach requirements.

June 6, 2019
10:20 AM

Following months of our advocacy, the cybersecurity legislation which passed the State House Committee this week contains less onerous requirements for agents and brokers.

June 5, 2019
12:40 PM

Take note of impending Maryland insurance laws, including one which changes the time frame in which producers must complete their required CE credits.

June 5, 2019
10:30 AM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to limp ahead. Congress passed two short-term extensions in one week, funding the program through September.

June 5, 2019
10:30 AM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to limp ahead. Congress passed two short-term extensions in one week, funding the program through September.

May 31, 2019
12:00 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended for two weeks.

May 31, 2019
12:00 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended for two weeks.

May 22, 2019
2:15 PM

The Department of Insurance late last week addressed “myths and falsehoods” being disseminated about Medicare supplement insurance products.

May 22, 2019
11:45 AM

The state expects to submit its final proposal to amend overtime eligibility standards in the fall. Learn what’s at stake and how we’re advocating on members’ behalf.

May 22, 2019
9:05 AM

With its expiration date fast approaching (just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces the prospect of another short-term extension to stay afloat.

May 22, 2019
9:05 AM

With its expiration date fast approaching (just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces the prospect of another short-term extension to stay afloat.

May 16, 2019
9:50 AM

Big changes could be in store for the state’s individual health insurance market. We met with the Insurance Department to hear their proposal.

May 15, 2019
11:25 AM

Over two dozen IA&B members visited Capitol Hill last week for the Big “I” Legislative Conference, where they talked with federal lawmakers about everything from flood insurance to tax reform.

May 15, 2019
11:05 AM

Learn how newly signed legislation is expected to boost enrollment in Maryland’s health insurance exchange, as well as proposed rates for plans sold on the exchange next year.

May 7, 2019
10:00 AM
Opportunities for producers to sell flood insurance soon could expand. The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) this week is bringing together stakeholders – including IA&B representatives – for a roundtable discussion.
May 7, 2019
9:40 AM
Over 1,000 independent agents – including two dozen IA&B members – are in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate on behalf of our industry.
April 17, 2019
9:35 AM

During last week’s state Senate Insurance Committee hearing to consider re-confirming Jessica Altman, the insurance commissioner weighed in on the mid-year workers’ compensation loss cost filing.

April 17, 2019
9:10 AM

We’re seeking members to participate in upcoming Department of Labor and Industry meetings to voice their opinions on proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s overtime eligibility standards.

April 10, 2019
4:25 PM

Following state Senate confirmation, Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. is poised to continue in his role for another three years.

April 10, 2019
1:10 PM

The state legislative session ended this week, with IA&B racking up wins for successfully opposing potentially harmful bills.

April 3, 2019
1:50 PM

Pending legislation could give federal protections to the insurance industry for providing services to the cannabis-related businesses, plus open the door to new markets.