New York may launch its own flood insurance program

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Assemblyman proposes the establishment of a state-run insurance program New York may have a solution to the flood insurance problem: Abandoning the National Flood Insurance Program. Early last year, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder proposed a plan to create the state’s own flood insurance program, free from the control of the federal government. The plan had received relatively little support in its early days, but now Goldfeder is pushing to make this initiative a reality. A state-run program could have serious implications for flood insurance coverage in New York. Federal program continues…

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