Delegates at last week's Conference and Annual Business Meeting cast ballots on several important measures affecting the state assocation, including the highly-anticipated vote on a by-laws amendment that, if ratified, would have reduced the number of state trustees from seven to five. Strong points were made for both sides during debate, but ultimately the amendment did not garner the necessary 2/3 majority vote to be accepted.
Last Tuesday morning, 130 NAIFA-Texas members, along with colleagues from the Texas Association of Health Underwriters and the Texas Association of Life and Health Insurers, took to the Capitol to meet with legislators and their staff regarding issues of importance to our industry.
As a vehicle intended to manage the financial risk of death and the perils of old age, life insurance is unique. With no known exception, our legislators and regulators support the critical role life insurance plays in the financial security of Americans.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will serve as keynote speaker for January 22nd's Legislative Appreciation Luncheon, co-hosted by NAIFA-Texas, the Texas Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU), and the Texas Association of Life & Health Insurers (TALHI). Abbott will address a crowd certain to be over 250 people including the associations’ members and state legislators.