Mississippi flood issues News

Mississippi Rep., Insurance Chief Urge Development of Private Flood Market

Mississippi’s top insurance regulator and its only Democratic congressman are both ready to cede some of the federal flood insurance market to private insurers. Both Republican Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney and U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson say they’re open to proposals …

Mississippi County Wants Unified Flood Control Approach With Neighbors

DeSoto County supervisors want the Corps of Engineers to coordinate a unified flood-prevention effort. Letters from the board seek to get the Vicksburg and Memphis districts in the same boat with DeSoto and its North Mississippi neighbors to identify “escalating …