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NAIFA-CA Urges Lawmakers to Amend Bill That Would Harm Life Insurance Producers and Consumers

By NAIFA on 3/17/23 4:51 PM

NAIFA's California chapter is holding its annual Legislative Day in Sacramento on March 29. The event will feature visits with lawmakers by NAIFA-CA members, during which they will discuss SB 263, a legislative proposal that in its current form would harm the ability of insurance agents and brokers to serve the public. 

Topics: Life Insurance & Annuities Legislation & Regulations State Advocacy Standard of Care & Consumer Protection Press Release California Legislative Day
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No One Does State Advocacy Like NAIFA

By NAIFA on 2/24/23 3:23 PM

NAIFA is the only association for insurance and financial professionals with a strong political advocacy presence in Washington, D.C., and every state capital. Around the country, 32 NAIFA state chapters are holding Legislative Days during the first quarter of 2023.

Topics: State Advocacy Legislative Day
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NAIFA-CO Meets With Lawmakers in Denver to Advocate for Main Street USA

By NAIFA on 2/16/23 10:02 AM

NAIFA-CO leaders and members came together February 15 to meet with lawmakers on the chapter's annual Legislative Day. Members shared their insights with legislators and officials, including Securities Commissioner Tung Chan and Insurance Commissioner Michael Conway. Central among the topics discussed was HB23-1174, which would create guaranteed replacement cost coverage in homeowner's insurance, and its implications for Coloradoans.

Topics: Advocacy Legislation & Regulations State Advocacy Legislative Day
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NAIFA-GA Members Gather in Atlanta for a Successful Legislative Day With State Lawmakers

By NAIFA on 3/21/22 2:58 PM

NAIFA’s Georgia chapter (NAIFA-GA) held its annual Legislative Day in Atlanta earlier this year. Speakers at the event included:

Topics: State Advocacy Georgia Grassroots Legislative Day
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NAIFA-Alabama Hosts Successful Legislative Day

By Bianca Alonso Weiss on 3/14/22 4:15 PM

NAIFA’s Alabama chapter (NAIFA-AL) held a recent state Legislative Day in Montgomery. The event featured a welcome from NAIFA-AL President Booker Joseph and NAIFA-AL Grassroots Chair Matthew Wilson, followed by afternoon meetings with state legislators at the Capitol. Senator J.T. “Jabo” Waggoner recognized NAIFA-Alabama in the gallery during the Senate proceedings that day.

Topics: State Advocacy Grassroots Alabama Legislative Day
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NAIFA-Iowa Members Meet With Lawmakers at State Legislative Day

By NAIFA on 2/28/22 10:12 AM

NAIFA's Iowa chapter held a state Legislative Day in Des Moines last week. The event featured a morning advocacy training session and afternoon meetings with state legislators at the Capitol. NAIFA-IA also hosted an ice cream social with lawmakers. 

Topics: State Advocacy Grassroots Iowa Legislative Day
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NAIFA-WI Holds Successful Legislative Day in Madison

By NAIFA on 2/7/22 1:03 PM

Members of NAIFA-WI gathered in Madison Feb. 1-2 for the chapter's 2022 Legislative Day. They received professional development and advocacy updates, including briefings on state issues by NAIFA-WI lobbyist Bill McClenahan and federal issues by NAIFA Assistant Vice President for Government Relations Judi Carsrud. State Representatives Dave Steffen (R-Green Bay) and Kevin Petersen (R-Waupaca) delivered remarks. NAIFA members took their grassroots message to the capitol, meeting with their elected officials to discuss the importance of policies that promote financial security for everyone.

Topics: State Advocacy Grassroots Legislative Day
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NAIFA Members Get Together With California Lawmakers

By NAIFA on 10/15/21 4:38 PM

NAIFA-CA members, including National President Tom Michel, LACP, and Past President John Davidson, LUTCF, FSS, attended a meeting earlier this week with California state and federal lawmakers. During the event, NAIFA members were able to connect with several state officials.

Topics: State Advocacy Grassroots California Legislative Day
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NAIFA-Dallas Hosts Legislative Luncheon

By NAIFA on 8/31/21 2:04 PM

NAIFA’s Dallas chapter recently held its annual legislative luncheon. During the event, NAIFA members met with federal and state legislators and their staff and shared key NAIFA advocacy messages. NAIFA-TX lobbyist Elizabeth Hadley and NAIFA’s national Government Relations Director Mike Hedge joined the event and gave a legislative update via Zoom.

Topics: State Advocacy NAIFA-Dallas Grassroots Legislative Day Texas
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State Advocacy in Action: NAIFA-OR Legislative Event a Success

By NAIFA on 5/13/21 2:42 PM

NAIFA’s Oregon chapter has not missed a beat when it comes to fulfilling its political advocacy mission. NAIFA-OR’s most recent legislative update was a 100% virtual event attended by approximately 20% of NAIFA members in the state. It also attracted the attention of policymakers. State Rep. Christine Drazan (R-Canby) was among those who participated in the event.

Topics: State Advocacy Grassroots Legislative Day Oregon

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