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Congress Renews Flood Insurance Program Until June 14

Having failed several times to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill with a federal flood insurance reauthorization provision by unanimous consent, the House of Representatives managed on Thursday to pass a separate two-week extension of the flood insurance program, …

GOP Lawmaker Sidetracks Disaster Bill Including Flood Insurance Extension

A single Republican House member temporarily blocked fast-track passage Friday of a $19 billion disaster-aid plan, likely meaning lawmakers will vote when they return in early June from a week-long recess. Freshman Representative Chip Roy of Texas objected to the …

Senator Inserts Flood Insurance Renewal in Farm Bill

As the U.S. Senate prepared to consider amendments to its version of a farm bill, Sen. John Kennedy (R., La.) on Wednesday inserted a proposal to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for six months. The program extension, which …

President Obama Signs Flood Insurance Extension

As expected, President Barack Obama on May 31 signed into law an extension of the federal flood insurance program until July 31. H.R. 5740, agreed to by the House and Senate last week, reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) …

Flood Insurance Program Extended Until July 31

As expected, the U.S. House of Representatives agreed with a Senate a measure extending the federal flood insurance program for 60 days until July 31. President Obama is expected to sign the legislation into law before the current authorization for …

Senate Approves Flood Insurance Extension to May 2012

The U.S. Senate passed an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through May 31, 2012. The legislation, introduced by Sen. David Vitter, R-La., passed the Senate by unanimous consent and must now be taken up by the House …

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 – …