IIABW Young Agents Volunteer Afternoon

Join other Young Agents sorting boxes of donated food for food banks, homeless shelters and meal programs. After volunteering, they will have a networking reception.[+]
 

New Distracted Driving Law 7/23

Beginning 1/1/18, state police will start ticketing for the new distracted driving law which makes it illegal to use hand-held cell phones while they are driving. Tickets for driving while using hand-held electronics will go on your customer’s record and be reported to their insurance provider. [+]
 

Record Retention Recommendations

Here are recommended record retention recommendations from IIABW's endorsed E & O insurance company, Swiss Re. [+]
 

Big I Washington Magazine

View the latest issues of IIABW’s quarterly magazine[+]
 

OIC Guide to Agency Audits

This article explains the issues the OIC is looking for in their agency audits. [+]

The Hill Newspaper Names Big “I” Leaders Among Top DC Lobbyists

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 2, 2017—The Hill, a leading political newspaper, has named Bob Rusbuldt, Big “I” president & CEO, and Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external, industry, and government affairs, among the top trade association lobbyists in Washington, D.C.[+]

House Advances Flood Insurance Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 14, 2017—Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2874, "The 21st Century Flood Reform Act," introduced by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wisconsin). This legislation reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years and makes several reforms to the program. The bill now heads to the Senate where lawmakers in that chamber will decide whether to take up the House version of the flood bill or craft their own reauthorization legislation.[+]

InVEST Partners with Junior Achievement to Bring Expanded Insurance Education into the Classroom

ALEXANDRIA, Va. Nov. 15, 2017 – InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom to career education program, is now partnering with Junior Achievement (JA) to include InVEST's insurance program as part of a new JA high school financial literacy curriculum. Launched last month, this new hybrid curriculum is being piloted in Atlanta and will be rolled out nationwide at a later date. InVEST and JA believe that insurance is an important part of a high school student’s introduction to the world of financial literacy.[+]

Visit your National Association website!

Visit the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc. National Association website for more state specific information on advocacy, education opportunities, conventions, news, and how to plug in by being a member.[+]
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