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Some flood insurance relief proposed by Pinellas Legislative delegation listen

01/27/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tags: Flood insurance, Biggert-Waters, NFIP, FEMA, Kathleen Peters, emergency management, Carl Zimmerman

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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 FEMA’s community rating ...

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