U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), John Kennedy (R-La.), and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), members of the Senate Banking and Appropriations Committees that oversee the National Flood Insurance Program, held a news conference on Capitol Hill to announce introduction of comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to extend the National Flood Insurance Program for six years while instituting a series of sweeping reforms to address the waste, abuse and mismanagement plaguing the system. The legislation is also cosponsored by Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.).

They are presenting: The Sustainable, Affordable, Fair and Efficient National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act 2017, to be known as (SAFE) NFIP.  FIRM supports Sens. Nelson and Rubio in their sponsorship of this legislation.  Please contact Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID), Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and let them know that you support this legislation as well.

Click on the following image to watch a recording of this press conference…


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