Flood insurance rate hike delay voted through by Senate

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As was predicted, the United States Senate has now given their approval to hold back the rising prices. Many states, particularly those with coastlines, have been expressing outrage from their homeowners as flood insurance rates have been threatening to skyrocket as a result of a law that would have forced the increases. However, the Senate has now passed a bill that would stop some of the law’s increase forcing elements. The flood insurance bill was passed with a vote of 67 to 32. This was a direct result of a…

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Flood insurance costs send homeowners to rally and demonstrate

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The residents of the coastal regions of the United States are gathering together to speak out against the skyrocketing prices. Following regular and continual announcements that flood insurance rates are significantly rising, particularly in the coastal regions of the country that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy, residents are rallying to speak out against the astronomical prices. Some of the residents are seeing premiums of over $30,000 per year, which is a potentially devastating figure. Flood insurance premiums at that level could easily annihilate some of the shorefront communities, according to…

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