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 increase delays moved forward by Senate

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Bipartisan legislation for holding back rate hikes is another step closer to being implemented. This week, bipartisan legislation has made its way through the Senate which will help to place a delay on the premium hikes that will be experienced by hundreds of thousands of flood insurance customers who reside in low lying and coastal areas. The vote of 86 to 16 showed that the support in the chamber that is powerful enough to avoid filibuster. It is more than likely that this flood insurance delay will be passed by…

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