AIA Backs Federal Role

To The Editor:

In a Nov. 3 letter to National Underwriter (“Say No To Federal Regs, NAIC President Contends”), National Association of Insurance Commissioners President and Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Mike Pickens ponders why momentum is growing for federal involvement in the insurance regulatory system and supplies some of his own explanations for the phenomenon.

Regrettably, Commissioner Pickens makes several assertions that are inaccurate and should be clarified.

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