News & Public Affairs01/27/14 Janelle Irwin
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Devastating rate hikes to flood insurance premiums have become a focus for homeowners in low-lying and coastal areas. As Congress scrambles to delay implementation of a law that would remove subsidies on policies, Florida lawmakers are looking at ways to combat rising costs through flood mitigation planning. During a Pinellas Legislative Delegation meeting in Largo Monday, Florida Division of Emergency Management director Bryan Koon suggested rallying the state behind FEMAs community rating ...Be the first to comment
01/21/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Congressional Democratic Candidate Alex Sink announced a five point plan to tame rising flood insurance premiums for homeowners and businesses in Pinellas County. During a press conference in front of a home in Northeast Park today where residents pay some of the highest rates, Sinks plan includes delaying rate hikes in effect now due to the Biggert-Waters Act passed to pay off FEMAs National Flood Insurance Program deficit.
Republican candidate David Jolly has said delaying the flood i...Be the first to comment