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NAIFA-NYS Announces Its Full Calendar of Legislative Events

From the far edge of Western New York to way down on Long Island, from late January to early May, NAIFA-NYS will welcome state legislators (veterans and newcomers) to local events that showcase the issues [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Categories: Member News, Members, NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues|0 Comments

Governor Nominates New DFS Superintendent

Governor Andrew Cuomo officially announced on January 4 his nomination of Linda Lacewell, his Chief of Staff, to replace outgoing Dept. of Financial Services (DFS) Superintendent Maria T. Vullo, who is slated to leave DFS [...]

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

Governor Announces His “Justice Agenda” for 2019

Governor Cuomo has announced a 20-point progressive agenda for the first 100 days of the legislative session, preempting his own State of the State address in order, he said, to give the legislature maximum time [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues|0 Comments

DFS Supt. Vullo Announces Her Departure

Superintendent Maria T. Vullo has announced that she will leave the Department of Financial Services (DFS), effective February 1, 2019, after nearly three years heading the agency.  Under her leadership, the DFS has promulgated controversial [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

Life Agents to DFS: Suspend Reg 187 Effort So All Parties Can Discuss Issues, Ideas

Life Agents to Regulators: Slow Down So We Have a Chance to Chat - NAIFA-NYS Advocating DFS to Suspend Reg 187 Effort Until All Interested Parties Can Roundtable Issues and Ideas   Albany, New York, [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments

NYS Legislature Passes Our CE Credit Bill – Next Stop: Governor’s Desk

In the morning hours of June 12th, the NYS Assembly unanimously - in a vote of 120 to 0 - gave final passage to the NAIFA-NYS bill that requires the Superintendent of Financial Services to grant [...]

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: NAIFA-NYS Legislative Updates, New York Issues, News Alerts|0 Comments