Statement Urges Congress to Pass Permanent NFIP Reform as Hurricane


(Washington, DC) ‒ today released a statement urging Congress to pass long-term, common-sense NFIP reform at the end of the 2011 Hurricane Season:

“The 2011 hurricane season has come to an end, yet there are those who are still struggling from the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Communities across the United States have seen firsthand the need for a National Flood Insurance Program that protects lives and property while saving taxpayer dollars. The U.S. Congress has had several opportunities to pass permanent NFIP reform that has support in both the House and the Senate, yet it has consistently passed only short term extensions to the troubled program.

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