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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.


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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.


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Durbin: Flood Insurance Mandate Withdrawn

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



Flood Insurance Break for Metro East Residents

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


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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.


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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.


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Flood Insurance Advisory

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



Lawmaker Seeks to Freeze Flood Insurance Rates

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


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