Member Spotlight: Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX)

Lance Gooden was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2018 to represent the 5th District of Texas, which goes from Dallas County to Cherokee, Henderson, Kaufman, Anderson, Van Zandt and Wood Counties. Prior to joining the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Gooden served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives and worked …

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Busy July Ahead for Potential Coronavirus Legislation

As the country continues to grapple with the health and financial effects of the coronavirus, the summer season is upon us, and with it comes an effort by Congress to put together one more large coronavirus relief bill. PIA National spent much of the spring encouraging Congress to provide immediate financial assistance to small businesses …

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Treasury Dept. Disapproves of Retroactive BI

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has responded to letters, which PIA National strongly supported, from several House members and Senators urging the administration to oppose retroactive business interruption (BI) proposals. The letter from Treasury to policymakers noted that it shares concerns that retroactive BI proposals would undermine the contractual nature of existing insurance obligations …

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PIA Proposes COVID-19 Business Recovery Fund

PIA National has been working with our industry colleagues on a proactive solution for the many businesses struggling due to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. To that end, PIA National, along with other groups like the Reinsurance Association of America (RAA), have issued a letter to Congress and the administration, along with a proposal to provide …

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