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Governor Vetoes Our CE Credit Bill, Again

For the second year in a row, and despite unanimous support in the NYS Senate and Assembly, Governor Cuomo on November 25 vetoed our legislation to provide continuing education (CE) credits for active membership in [...]

By | December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Member News, NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues|0 Comments

Statement of NAIFA-NYS President Phil Held on the Passing of Senator William Larkin

The life insurance agents and financial advisors join the many other New Yorkers mourning the passing of longtime state Senator William Larkin.  Our sympathies go out to his wife, Pat, son Bill, and many other [...]

By | September 3rd, 2019|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

NAIFA-NYS Announces New Leadership Team

NAIFA-NYS Announces New Leadership Team to Strengthen the Voice of Life Insurance Agents in New York Albany, New York, July 3, 2019 — A new leadership team of financial professionals from across New York State [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Member News, New York Issues|0 Comments

NYS Assembly Passes Our CE Credit Bill, 101-0

On June 18, the New York State Assembly approved unanimously—in a 101-0 vote—the NAIFA-NYS continuing education (CE) credit bill.  The legislation, which passed the NYS Senate 60-0 on June 7, would require the Superintendent of [...]

By | June 18th, 2019|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

NYS Senate Passes Our CE Credit Bill, 60-0

In the afternoon of Tuesday, June 4 the NYS Senate passed our Continuing Education Credit bill (S4365) in a 60-0 vote — a big win for NAIFA-NYS advocacy.  The bill would grant three (3) CE [...]

By | June 7th, 2019|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

“Virtual” Day on the Hill Made a Difference

Something big happened on Thursday, May 9:  in local districts around the state, NAIFA-NYS members sat down with their Assemblypersons and Senators and legislative staff and talked about NAIFA-NYS issues.  No travel to Albany, no [...]

By | May 10th, 2019|Categories: Member News, NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues|0 Comments