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February 14, 2018
10:25 AM

Producers soon may be able to collect a fee for services rendered in issuing a certificate of insurance on behalf of a commercial policyholder. Our legislative priority is on the move in Annapolis.

February 13, 2018
4:30 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended to Friday, March 23 – but long-term reauthorization and reform remain elusive.

February 13, 2018
4:25 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended to Friday, March 23 – but long-term reauthorization and reform remain elusive.

February 7, 2018
3:20 PM

Gov. Wolf this week presented his budget spending plan – a plan that excludes a proposed tax on agent commissions but includes other contentious items from previous years.

January 31, 2018
11:30 AM

Attend a one-of-a-kind legislative event on April 18-19 in Washington, D.C., where you can educate members of Congress on issues important to you and your customers.

January 24, 2018
2:25 PM

As part of their bill to end the short-lived federal government shut down, lawmakers included a provision to delay the Affordable Care Act’s controversial “Cadillac tax.”

January 24, 2018
2:20 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) received another short-term extension, while larger reforms – including those that could harm agent commissions – remain in limbo.

January 24, 2018
2:15 PM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) received another short-term extension, while larger reforms – including those that could harm agent commissions – remain in limbo.

January 24, 2018
11:15 AM
On the fence about attending the Big “I” Legislative Conference? Don’t be! Check out three reasons why you should join us April 18-19 in Washington, D.C.
January 24, 2018
11:00 AM

While Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees soon will be required to provide paid sick leave, the enforcement date is still up in the air.

January 18, 2018
10:10 AM

Join us in Washington D.C. on April 18-19, when over 1,000 independent agents from across the country will convene to educate Congress on issues important to the independent agency system.

January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 10, 2018
2:20 PM

A mid-year workers’ compensation rate hike is on the horizon. The increase is a direct result of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision.

January 10, 2018
2:10 PM

Attend a one-of-a-kind legislative event on April 18-19 in Washington, D.C., where you can educate members of Congress on issues important to you and your customers.

December 12, 2017
4:35 PM

Congress tossed a life raft to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with passage of a two-week program extension. Now all eyes are on U.S. House-passed bill which would sink agent commissions. 

December 6, 2017
2:30 PM
As U.S. House and Senate Republicans work to negotiate a final version of their sweeping tax reform legislation, find out what changes may be in store for independent agencies.
December 6, 2017
2:10 PM
Protect your business and your livelihood against the many interests competing for attention in Annapolis.
December 6, 2017
2:05 PM

Protect your business and your livelihood against the many interests competing for attention in Harrisburg.

December 6, 2017
2:05 PM
Protect your business and your livelihood against the many interests competing for attention in Dover.
December 5, 2017
2:30 PM
Reminder: The state’s minimum auto liability limits will increase next week – a long-overdue adjustment, championed by our association.
November 29, 2017
1:45 PM

As the U.S. Senate moves quickly toward a tax-reform vote, insurance industry stakeholders and key lawmakers share concerns.

November 15, 2017
2:00 PM

The U.S. House this week passed NFIP reauthorization and flood insurance reform legislation – legislation that could bring much-needed stability to the market but negatively impact agents’ bottom line.

November 15, 2017
2:00 PM

The U.S. House this week passed NFIP reauthorization and flood insurance reform legislation – legislation that could bring much-needed stability to the market but negatively impact agents’ bottom line.

November 14, 2017
2:55 PM

The NAIC formally adopted its controversial Data Security Model Law – a less onerous version thanks to agent involvement at the state and federal levels. Learn about the exemptions and what comes next.

November 8, 2017
2:15 PM

A series of newly finalized regulations take effect this week. They impact workers’ comp cancellation notices, CE requirements for producers involved in bail bonds insurance, and the consolidated homeowners’ insurance notice.

November 8, 2017
2:00 PM

The NAIC formally adopted its controversial Data Security Model Law – a less onerous version thanks to agent involvement at the state and federal levels. Learn about the exemptions and what comes next.

November 1, 2017
11:55 AM

If you write workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, take note: A mid-year rate hike is pending the Insurance Department’s decision – and is the subject of a trial bar objection and proposed legislation.

November 1, 2017
11:50 AM

A mid-year workers comp rate hike, scheduled to take effect Nov. 1, remains under review by state insurance regulators amid an objection filed by the Pennsylvania trial bar.

October 25, 2017
2:55 PM

The game just changed for the roughly 96,000 Maryland residents who were projected to enroll in individual Silver plans through the Maryland Health Connection.