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: But here are some of the major points: Reinstates Grandfathering Caps Annual Rate Increases at 15% Refunds policyholders who purchased pre-FIRM homes after Biggert-Waters (7/6/12) and […]

Email 2/20/14

Last week, FEMA said 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. In January 2014, the spending bill known as the Omnibus Appropriations Package, H.R. 3547, was passed. The spending bill blocks FEMA from […]

Tell Your Story!

In conjunction with the Marshfield Mariner newspaper, the MCCC has started the Tell Your Story campaign! Click the link below to tell us your flood insurance story. The more stories, the more we can argue how detrimental Biggert-Waters is. No story is too big or too small.  If you select the Yes option, we will […]

On our way to winning the war

This past week, several battles were won on our way to a truly sustainable National Flood Insurance Program. On January 30th, the U.S. Senate passed the Home Owner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, Senate Bill 1846. The Act, which would pauses the Biggert-Waters Act for four years for many, passed the Senate 67 to 32. This […]