Content Tagged 'flood insurance'

Coast Homeowners Meet with State Insurance Commissioner
The homeowners are concerned about skyrocketing insurance rates after Hurricane Katrina and the effects on the local economy. Video Video
Coast Homeowners Concerned About Insurance Rates
This week, a group of Coast homeowners made a trip to Jackson to meet one on one with the state's Insurance Commissioner. Video Video
State Reps Look to Alleviate High Insurance Costs
Sky rocketing insurance rates have crippled south Mississippi's housing market since Hurricane Katrina, and have slowed down the Coast's ability to fully recover and rebuild. Video Video
Senators to F.E.M.A.: Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
Sens. Vitter, Cochran, & Hoeven request meeting with F.E.M.A. Administrator Fugate to discuss delayed implementation of the new law and policy holder rates.
Coast Residents React to Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
It's the news many on the Coast have been waiting for: President Obama has signed a new flood insurance bill into law. Video Video
Palazzo: Flood Insurance Relief and Reforms Are On the Way
Mississippi lawmaker says focus now turns to fair F.E.M.A. implementation.
Wicker Praises Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
Provisions would protect many Mississippi homeowners and businesses.
Residents React to Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
This week, the U.S. Senate passed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Video Video
Palazzo Praises Senate Passage of House Flood Insurance Bill
Palazzo cites passage as testament to people overcoming politics.
Cochran Helps Push Bill to Keep Flood Insurance Rates Low Over the Finish Line
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today voted for final passage of legislation based on a bill he helped write to ensure that homeowners and communities in Mississippi are not saddled with unaffordable flood insurance rate increases as National Flood Insurance Program reforms are implemented.
F.E.M.A. Admits House Flood Delay Will Stave Off Rate Hikes Until June 2016
Congressman Steven Palazzo, (MS-4), released the following statement in response to a FEMA announcement today that a Palazzo-Cassidy-Grimm House flood insurance delay measure could set the agency back as much as two additional years in implementing drastic rate increases on homeowners with grandfathered policies.
Residents and Officials Speak Out Against Flood Insurance Rate Increases
Last night at the Harrison County Republican Club, many people told News 25 they were in favor of Congressman Steven Palazzo's flood insurance reform bill, H.R. 3370, stating anything to fight the Biggert-Waters Act from taking effect is in the best interest for the Coast. Video Video
Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act Vote Delayed
The Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 is making its way through the House of Representatives. Video Video
Senate Passes Flood Insurance Bill
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today voted for the bipartisan “Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act,” which would delay skyrocketing price increases in flood insurance premiums on American homeowners, including many in Mississippi.
Congressman Steven Palazzo Weighs in on the Issue of Flood Insurance
Dramatic increases for residential flood insurance premiums are right around the corner. Video Video
Flood Insurance Rates on the Coast Could See Some Relief
The United States Senate has passed a bill that will delay premium hikes on flood insurance.
Palazzo Statement on Progress of House Flood Insurance Bill
Congressman Steven Palazzo, (MS-4), released a statement on the progress of H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014.
Plans for the 2014 Legislative Session
The 2014 Mississippi Legislative Session has officially begun. Video Video
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