Legislative Updates

Legislative Updates
The National Flood Insurance Program expires September 30th. There is a lot of legislative activity, and because of all our efforts, congress is listening! So is our state legislator. Below you will find legislative updates from both the Federal and State level. Scroll below to see regular Federal and State updates, and a link to legislative downloads

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NFIP Legislative Update- Coalition Meets With Legislative Staff

MCCC Meets With Legislative Staff on 2017 NFIP Reform The Marshfield Citizen Coastal Coalition had a very constructive meeting last week with reps from Senator Warren’s office, Congressman Keating’s office, Congressman Lynch’s office, State Rep Jim Cantwell, and Sout
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URGENT Legislative Update

Press Release For Immediate Release 6/12/2017 Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition Urges Congress Not to Adopt Flood Legislation as Written The Bill “National Flood Insurance Program Policyholder Protection and Information Act of 2017” is not good for the NFIP or policy holders as a
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Legislative Update- 5/30/2017

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE On September 30th of this year, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expires.  Congress has made it a priority to not only reauthorize the program, but also reform it.  In the last 2 weeks, there has been an incredible amount of legislative activity.  There a
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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE- National Flood Tour

There has been a slew of legislative hearings in congress over the last few weeks.  These hearings, in the House Financial Services Committee, and the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee have been aimed at trying to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program wit
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BREAKING: House passes HR 3370

The US House votes in FAVOR of HR 3370!  The full summary of the bill is at the link below under download #9.  This now only requires the Presidents signature!   Thank you to everyone who has gotten us this far.  There is far more work to do, but this is certainly a great victory! htt
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Vote on Wednesday on HR 3370

MAJOR UPDATE The US House of Representatives will be voting WEDNESDAY of this week on HR 3370.  There is a summary of the bill at the below link: http://www.marshfieldcoastalcoalition.org/Marshfield_Citizens_Coastal_Coalition/Legislative_Downloads.html But here are some of the major p
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BREAKING: 1 YEAR DELAY PASSED IN OCTOBER NOW A 2 YEAR DELAY

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency says a recently enacted budget provision means that it won’t begin to implement higher rates for some flood insurance recipients until at least Oct., 2015, and perhaps as late as June, 2016. The agency responded Thursday
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BREAKING: SENATE PASSES HOMEOWNER FLOOD INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY ACT

Yesterday the US Senate has passed by a vote of 67-32 the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.  It must now go to the House, then get a vote from the President, but we are now well on our way.
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Statement on White House Response to S. 1926

Statement on White House Response to S. 1926 Yesterday, after the White House responded in opposition to S. 1926, the national coalition the MCCC is a member of, CSFI, issued a statement about the need the amend Biggert-Waters.  That statement can be found at the link below: http://ww
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BREAKING: Senate Votes to Move S. 1926

URGENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Yesterday the Senate voted 86 to 13 in FAVOR of moving the bill to delay Biggert-Waters to debate in the Senate later this week.  While it still means the bill must have a final vote in the Senate, getting it to this point was a major hurdle. Unfortunately, h
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