Flood Insurance

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Flood Insurance Rate Spikes Ripple Across Missouri, Illinois

Policyholders who have long-enjoyed subsidized rates under the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program will see premiums rise steadily in the coming years.

03/24/2014

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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

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Durbin: Flood Insurance Mandate Withdrawn

Action means Metro-East homeowners won’t be forced to buy flood protection.

07/01/2012

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Flood Insurance Break for Metro East Residents

U.S. House passed the Flood Insurance Reform Act.

07/12/2011

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Is FEMA Creating Flood Insurance Confusion?

“They won’t give you a clear answer,” said Larry Case, executive vice president of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents.

07/11/2011

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State Pressure on Insurers to Extend Flood Coverage

With forecasts calling for prolonged flooding along the Missouri River, the Missouri insurance department wants the 30-day coverage period for relocated items extended.

07/08/2011

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Flood Insurance Advisory

Illinois Department of Insurance says to be ready for rising waters this spring

03/12/2011

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Lawmaker Seeks to Freeze Flood Insurance Rates

The bill mirrors one Costello introduced in the last congressional session.

03/03/2011

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