Congress flood insurance News

Senate Agrees with House to Renew Flood Insurance Program for 4 Months

Congress avoided a lapse in the federal flood insurance program when the Senate today voted 86-12 to extend authorization for the program by four months to Nov. 30. The National Flood Insurance Program would have expired at the end of …

Once Again, Flood Insurance Program to Expire Unless Congress Acts

Federal officials are putting fresh pressure on Congress to take action on the National Flood Insurance Program, whose authorization expires at the end of this month, one day before hurricane season begins. The NFIP has been a political football in …

Down to the Wire for Federal Flood Insurance… Again

The nation’s flood insurance program is scheduled to expire again on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, unless Congress takes action. Last month, the House and Senate passed legislation that kept the federal government – and the National Flood Insurance Program – …