2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law
1 year ago
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2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law

Lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes in a bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in their premiums.
Spending bill delays some flood insurance hikes
2 years ago
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Spending bill delays some flood insurance hikes

Homeowners worried that new federal flood maps will send their flood insurance premiums skyrocketing would get some short-term relief under a provision tucked into a massive government-wide funding bill.
Commissioners move on as Berger misses second meeting since arrest
2 years ago
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Commissioners move on as Berger misses second meeting since arrest

New Hanover County Commissioners met today for the second time since Brian Berger was arrested again last month for DWI, but there was again an empty seat at the table.
Municipal leaders fight looming flood insurance rate increase
2 years ago
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Municipal leaders fight looming flood insurance rate increase

Just like the tide the cost of flood insurance is on the rise. The Biggert-Waters Act is set to go into effect Tuesday and town leaders are asking for help to keep their town afloat.