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CMS Answers FAQs on Agent Compensation for Special Enrollment Periodshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/cms-answers-faqs-on-agent-compensation-for-special-enrollment-periodsCMS Answers FAQs on Agent Compensation for Special Enrollment PeriodsThe document notes paying different compensation to agents and brokers for coverage in the same benefit year based on whether the enrollment is completed during a special enrollment period or open enrollment period is prohibited.6/16/2022 10:05:00 AMOn the HillOn the Hill FloodNewsWyatt Stewart
Big ‘I’ Submits Testimony for Senate NFIP Hearing; Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the Househttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/big-i-submits-testimony-for-senate-nfip-hearing-reauthorization-bill-introduced-in-the-houseBig ‘I’ Submits Testimony for Senate NFIP Hearing; Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the HouseIn its written testimony, the Big “I" underscored the importance of finally enacting a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). 6/16/2022 10:00:00 AMOn the HillFlood On the HillNewsWyatt Stewart
DOL Begins New Independent Contractor Rulemaking Processhttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/dol-begins-new-independent-contractor-rulemaking-processDOL Begins New Independent Contractor Rulemaking ProcessThe U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it plans to begin the rulemaking process to determine employee or independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).6/9/2022 4:00:00 AMOn the HillOn the HillNewsWyatt Stewart
Treasury Releases Additional Funding to States for Small Businesseshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/treasury-releases-additional-funding-to-states-for-small-businessesTreasury Releases Additional Funding to States for Small BusinessesThe State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program was reauthorized to provide a combined $10 billion to states to expand access to capital for small businesses.6/2/2022 10:05:00 AMOn the HillOn the HillNewsWyatt Stewart
Cannabis Legislation Builds Momentum in Wake of Big ‘I’ Legislative Conferencehttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/cannabis-legislation-builds-momentum-in-wake-of-big-i-legislative-conferenceCannabis Legislation Builds Momentum in Wake of Big ‘I’ Legislative ConferenceA bipartisan group of 24 senators sent a letter supporting inclusion of the “Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act" in the final conferenced American Competitiveness, Jobs and Innovation package.5/19/2022 2:00:00 PMOn the HillOn the Hill CannabisNewsWyatt Stewart
Big ‘I’ Pushes Back on Potential DOL Update to Overtime Regulationshttps://www.iamagazine.com/news/big-i-pushes-back-on-potential-dol-update-to-overtime-regulationsBig ‘I’ Pushes Back on Potential DOL Update to Overtime RegulationsThe Big ‘I’ joined other organizations to send a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor stating that any rule change altering overtime regulations at this time would be ill-advised.5/12/2022 10:30:00 AMOn the HillOn the HillNewsWyatt Stewart