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Why Did Congress Just Sink Flood Insurance Reform? (Op-Ed)

Why Did Congress Just Sink Flood Insurance Reform? (Op-Ed)News from LiveScience.com: Debris in Jamestown, Colo., after flooding created landslides in the mountain town.Credit: Heidi Koontz, USGS Elliott Negin is the director of news and commentary at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). This article is adapted from a piece that appeared on the Huffington Post. [...]

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Flood insurance reform bill heads to a vote in House

Flood insurance reform bill heads to a vote in HouseNews from SunHerald.com: Palazzo JOHN FITZHUGH — SUN HERALD Buy Photo The House flood insurance reform plan, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, is set to go for a vote Wednesday. “We worked extremely hard to find the right balance with this legislation, and [...]

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No Retreat on Flood Insurance Reform

No Retreat on Flood Insurance ReformNews from Heritage.org: The House is slated next week to decide whether taxpayers will continue to subsidize flood insurance for private property. The pending legislation would rescind reforms adopted in 2012 to stem the debt incurred by the government’s unworkable insurance scheme. But a variety of legislative alternatives exist that [...]

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National Flood Insurance Program needs reform

National Flood Insurance Program needs reformNews from Delmarva Now: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned off. Read our [...]

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Flood Insurance Reform Act could promote better climate preparedness

Flood Insurance Reform Act could promote better climate preparednessNews from Climate Science Watch: Photo: Red Cross Federal flood insurance reform legislation enacted this year could aid proactive state and local preparedness for climate change, sea level rise, and flooding. The beleaguered National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was overhauled in June and the changes should keep [...]

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How About a Little Flood Insurance Reform?

How About a Little Flood Insurance Reform?News from Daily Beast: Our friend and sometime contributor Eli Lehrer (of the R Street think tank) has been warning for years against the recklessness of friendly subsidies to building on storm-threatened beachfronts. Today the New York Times takes up his issue. A coalition in Washington called SmarterSafer.org, made [...]

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Reform flood insurance program

Reform flood insurance programNews from Citizens Voice: Superstorm Sandy’s impact on New York City immediately spawned serious consideration of a massive infrastructure project, akin to those in the Netherlands and London, to protect the city from tidal surges. But all along the nation’s long coastlines, basic policy reforms are even more crucial to mitigate future [...]

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Reform federal flood insurance program

Reform federal flood insurance programNews from TheDay.com: Losses associated with Hurricane Sandy’s arrival on the shore’s of the Northeast coast Monday will exacerbate the fiscal problems confronting the National Flood Insurance Program. This was a program crying out for reform even before the mega-storm hit. The federal insurance program is supposed to be self-sufficient, but [...]

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The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act [and the Surveyor]

The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act [and the Surveyor]News from Amerisurv: A 4.552Mb PDF of this article as it appeared in the magazine—complete with images—is available by clicking HERE Formally known as Title II in the Surface Transportation Bill (HR 4348), President Obama signed a reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) into law [...]

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Flood Insurance Reform: A Chance For Congress To Do Something Productive

Flood Insurance Reform: A Chance For Congress To Do Something ProductiveNews from ThinkProgress: by Sarah Murdock At a time when 80 percent of Americans believe Congress is doing a poor job, there is an opportunity for lawmakers to take action on an issue that would impact many millions of citizens: flood insurance reform. And, here’s [...]

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