Category Archives: Governmental Affairs

Last Call to Make an IMPACT: Invest in a Cause Committed to Your Livelihood

The deadline to contribute to IMPACT, IIAT’s political action committee, is May 31! With only a week to go, we could use your help to achieve our goal of raising $375,000. If you haven’t yet, please consider investing in a cause … Continue reading

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TDI Hearing on IIAT Request to Extend Work Comp Experience Modifier Deadline

The Texas Department of Insurance will hold a public hearing on a petition IIAT filed to extend the expiration date of negotiated experience modifiers in the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) Experience Rating Plan Manual for Workers Compensation and Employers … Continue reading

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Final Month of Fundraising: Contribute to IMPACT Today!

Fundraising for IMPACT, IIAT’s state political action committee (PAC), is coming to a close and IIAT’s regional vice presidents and governmental affairs team have been working hard to meet their goal for 2018. The investments that you make to the … Continue reading

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David Maurstad Chats NFIP with Big “I”

Recently, the Big “I” sat down for a Facebook Live interview with David Maurstad, who now oversees the NFIP. Reauthorization of the NFIP is an important priority for the Big “I” and was a top issue at the association’s Legislative … Continue reading

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to Address Big ‘I’

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) will address Big “I” members during the Big “I” annual Legislative Conference Breakfast on Thursday, April 19, which occurs just prior to the annual Big “I” day on Capitol Hill. Every year, agents … Continue reading

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2018 Primary Election Update

While the dust settles on many of the hotly contested races in Texas, it will be awhile before we have a clear picture of the political landscape in the state and the U.S. Senate and Congress. The primary elections on Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Register Online for the Big “I” 2018 Legislative Conference

Register now to attend the Big “I” Legislative Conference, to take place April 18-20, 2018 in Washington, D.C. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to speak to their federal legislators with a unified voice. Early-bird registration pricing ends Friday, … Continue reading

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InsurPac Breaks All-Time Record

InsurPac, the Big “I” political action committee (PAC), raised more than $200,000 in December alone to close out the most successful fundraising year in its 40-year history. In 2017, the PAC raised a total of $1,111,564.52, topping last year’s record … Continue reading

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BIG “I” PRAISES “CADILLAC” TAX DELAY

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big “I”) released the following statement from Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external, industry & government affairs, on the two-year delay of “Cadillac” tax: “The Big “I” was pleased to … Continue reading

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Tax Reform: What Independent Agents Need to Know

The Big “I” recently distributed a summary of the provisions of the new tax reform law that are most likely to impact IIAT and Big “I” members. The document is not meant to be an exhaustive analysis of all provisions … Continue reading

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