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Independent Agents Advocacy Day



Independent Agents Advocacy Day
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | Albany, NY

Register now

Register today and get ready to make your voice heard in Albany!

Join independent agents and brokers from across New York as we meet in the state capitol and speak with lawmakers about the issues affecting your business and your ability to succeed in New York's business climate.  

We need YOU! This impactful day is your opportunity to make issues facing the industry front and center with key state decision makers. We've streamlined this event to get the most bang for your buck - You'll make the most of your time in Albany and quickly get back to your business. 

Together we make a difference. Together we are Big I New York.

Scott Hobson, MPA
AVP of Government Relations

Below are our stances on current issues:

  • NYS Budget - Oppose Unfair, Deceptive, and Abusive Practices, increased insurance law fines
  • Oppose S.5183(Ramos)/A.6062 (Ryan) - Lead paint exclusion ban
  • Support S.4757 (Brooks)/A.3547 (Zebrowski) - Raise the Workplace Safety and Loss Prevention Program payroll threshold
  • Support S.3641 (Breslin)/A.7901 (Cahill) - Auto insurance underwriting practices (anti "bait and switch")
  • Support S.3516 (Breslin) Repeal the 30 – Day Notice to withdraw from State Insurance Fund
  • Support A.2809 (Zebrowski) - Repeal photo inspection requirement

PRINTABLE "ISSUE cards" - Coming soon

We've created pocket-sized "issue cards" that contain all of the talking points you'll need when meeting with legislators. If you'd like to download them yourself, follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the PDF.
  2. Print the document.
  3. Cut along the dashed lines.

Issue Papers

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | Albany, NY


9:00 AM
Legislative Issues Briefing

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Visits with legislators (Individual appointments as scheduled with Legislators' offices)


Empire State Plaza Convention Center
Meeting Room 7
Albany NY

Remember: There is no cost to attend other than your time to make an impact!  Check with your local association for group travel options.