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Steve Schneider
Vice President for State Affairs, Midwest Region

Steve Schneider serves as vice president for state affairs, Midwest region for the American Insurance Association. This includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Mr. Schneider’s responsibilities include direct contact with legislative and regulatory policymakers, as well as the management of retained counsel on AIA’s behalf. He works out of AIA’s regional office in Deerfield, Illinois.

Formerly, Mr. Schneider was the state government affairs officer for Kemper Insurance Companies and the director of state government relations for Washington National Corporation. He also served as the assistant director of the Illinois Department of Insurance and worked for the Illinois State Senate Minority Leader as a staff member for the Insurance, Pensions, and Licensed Activities Committee. Mr. Schneider also has experience with the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee and served as a volunteer and professional consultant for various other local, state, and national congressional campaigns.

Mr. Schneider is a graduate of Quincy University and has a Master of Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago.

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AIA's Steve Schneider comments on the amendatory veto of SB 904 in WorkersCompensation.com

September 4, 2018 - “We are pleased that the governor has chosen to put injured workers' medical treatment ahead of doctors' payments,” said Steve Schneider, vice president for state affairs, Midwest region. ...

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AIA's Steve Schneider welcomes changes to a workers' comp bill in Illinois in Business Insurance

August 28, 2018 - “As passed, S.B. 1737 was a mixed bag — it included reasonable, sensible reforms as well as poorly conceived government-driven rate controls..."...

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AIA's Steve Schneider urges Michigan lawmakers to reform no-fault auto insurance in AM Best

August 24, 2018 - Steve Schneider, vice president of the Midwest region for the American Insurance Association, commended Duggan’s efforts to keep the issue before lawmakers. He said lawmakers should reconsider House Bill 5013, which was defeated in the fall of 2017....

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AIA's Steve Schneider discusses an IL workers' comp bill in Insurance Business America

July 20, 2018 - Steve Schneider, the American Insurance Association (AIA)’s vice president for State Affairs in the Midwest Region, described the situation as “a mess.”...

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AIA's Steve Schneider discusses an IL workers' compensation bill in WorkCompCentral

June 9, 2018 - “We’re quite disappointed that policymakers have chosen to mix poorly conceived, government-driven rate controls with reasonable, sensible reforms," Steve Schneider, Midwest regional vice president for the American Insurance Association, said about the bill last month. ...

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AIA's Steve Schneider supports a MO commercial lines modernization bill in AM Best

July 2, 2018 - “A competitive, open insurance marketplace is essential to the well-being of any state’s business community,” said Steve Schneider, AIA’s vice president for state affairs, Midwest region....

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AIA’s Steve Schneider analyzes a workers’ comp bill in Illinois in Insurance Journal

June 18, 2018 - But, according to AIA’s Steve Schneider, vice president for state affairs, Midwest region, the group is “disappointed that policymakers have chosen to mix poorly conceived government-driven rate controls with reasonable, sensible reforms....

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AIA's Steve Schneider addresses the passage of an IL workers' compensation bill in Insurance Journal

June 4, 2018 - But, according to AIA’s Steve Schneider, vice president for state affairs, Midwest region, the group is “disappointed that policymakers have chosen to mix poorly conceived government-driven rate controls with reasonable, sensible reforms....

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AIA's Steve Schneider opposes an IL workers' compensation bill in AM Best

June 4, 2018 - “We’re quite disappointed that policymakers have chosen to mix poorly conceived government-driven rate controls with reasonable, sensible reforms,” said Steve Schneider, the AIA’s vice president for state affairs, Midwest Region....

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AIA's Steve Schneider responds to the passage of an IL bill

June 1, 2018 - "We're quite disappointed that policymakers have chosen to mix poorly conceived government-driven rate controls with reasonable, sensible reforms....

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AIA opposes a state-monitored insurance company bill in IL in Insurance Journal

April 30, 2018 - “Illinois has the most competitive workers’ compensation insurance marketplace in the country — 323 insurers currently compete for business across the state. There is simply no need for the government to enter the market,” Schneider said....

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AIA's Steve Schneider addresses an IL workers' compensation bill in WorkCompCentral

April 30, 2018 - "Putting the state in the workers' compensation business is the wrong idea at the wrong time," said Steve Schneider, Midwest vice president of the American Insurance Association....

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AIA's Steve Schneider explains why a workers' compensation bill in IL is bad news in Business Insurance

April 27, 2018 - "Putting the state in the workers compensation business is the wrong idea at the wrong time," said Steve Schneider, AIA's vice president for state affairs, Midwest region, in the press statement. ...

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AIA's Steve Schneider weighs in on two IL workers' comp bills in WorkCompCentral

April 19, 2018 - “We anticipate that, just like last year, we will be going to the governor with similar sets of facts and figures and asking him for a veto because we think both of these bills are not in the interest of employers or injured workers,” Schneider said....

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AIA's Steve Schneider discusses a Missouri Bill in AM Best

April 6, 2018 - Steve Schneider, AIA Midwest Regional vice president, said the bill permits insurers — in cases involving multiple claimants in which claims exceed the insurance policy limits — to pay the policy’s limits for the court’s disposition to injured parties. ...

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