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Professional Insurance Agents Name Senator Dean Heller Legislator of the Year

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April 21, 2016

Professional Insurance Agents Name Senator Dean Heller Legislator of the Year

WASHINGTON — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has been named the 2016 PIA National

Legislator of the Year, in recognition of his leadership on PIA’s legislative priorities. The PIA

National Executive Committee and CEO Mike Becker presented the award during an April 7



“Sen. Dean Heller is a stalwart supporter of professional insurance agents and a fierce advocate of the American Free Enterprise System.” said PIA National Executive Vice President & CEO Mike Becker. “Sen. Heller has played a key role in championing two measures backed by PIA: the repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) ‘Cadillac Tax (S.2045)’ and introducing legislation to encourage development of a private flood insurance market (S.1679).”

Presentation of the award to Sen. Heller occurred during the 2016 PIA Federal Legislative Summit, during which professional insurance agents from around the country converged on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. for two days of advocacy.

Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America SM. PIA’s web address is www.pianet.com.


This press release is online at: http://pianet.com/news/news-about-pia/2016/sendeanhellernamedpialegislatorofyear042016

PIA Names Legislator of the Year –  The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)named Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) its Legislator of the Year for 2016. Left to right: PIA National Vice President/Treasurer Tim Russell, Immediate Past President Richard A. Clements; Sen. Heller; President Robert W. Hansen, Jr.; President-elect Gareth W. Blackwell, Jr.; Secretary/Assistant Treasurer Keith A. Savino.  

Ted Besesparis

Senior Vice President, Communications

direct 703.518.1352 | tedbe@pianet.org


National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

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