FIRM asks Congressman Curbelo to oppose H.R. 2874

The 21st Century Flood Reform Act (H.R. 2874) is set to move to the floor of the US House of Representatives for a vote this week.  This legislation is part of a package of bills from the House Financial Services Committee that was introduced this summer. FIRM has had...

CNBC: Trump to revoke Obama-era flood risk building standards

photo credit:  miami.com An executive order is expected to be signed by President Trump on August 16 to revoke strict building code standards for government funded projects as part of the administration’s efforts to streamline the process for infrastructure...

Key West Citizen: Flood insurance program could cost Keys

The Key West Citizen reported that the Monroe County Commission is supporting Federal legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  There are currently two packages making their way through Congress. Senate Bill 1368 and HR 3285 are known as...

FIRM has concerns about House flood insurance package

In June, the House Financial Services Committee introduced a package of bills to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The NFIP is due to expire on September 30, 2017.  A number of changes have been proposed to HR 2874 that move the bill in the...

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