WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2019 The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big I") today announced that FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace will be a featured speaker at the annual Big I" Legislative Conference.
On Friday, May 10, Big I" President & CEO Bob Rusbuldt will sit down with FOX Wallace during the General Session Breakfast to discuss the current political landscape and how it affects issues important to independent agents and brokers. Wallace has a decades-long journalism career. He reported from the ABC News desk as a senior correspondent for Primetime and 20/20 and as an anchor on the longest running show on television, NBC News' Meet the Press. Wallace has won every major broadcast news award, including three Emmys, the Peabody Award and the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award.
With divided government now that Democrats control the House of Representatives, combined with one of history's most unique administrations, Chris Wallace will be able to offer insights on the inner workings of Washington," says Bob Rusbuldt, Big I" president & CEO. Chris deals with all of the decision makers and power players. I look forward to talking with him about issues such as trade policy, the economy, immigration policy, taxes, investigations, the 2020 presidential race, Medicare for all and the future of health insurance, and many more political issues of the day."
The Big I" Legislative Conference is the insurance industry's best-attended, most effective legislative meeting. This year's event will take place May 8-10 at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel.
The Legislative Conference is an opportunity for Big I" members to discuss important issues with their congressional representatives. Top issues this year include the NFIP, TRIA, data security/privacy, crop insurance, health care and insurance regulatory reform.
Journalists interested in attending can register online or contact Katie Butler for media registration.
Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big I") is the nation's oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insuranceproperty, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products.