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Louisiana Congressional delegation united in skirmishes over National Flood Insurance Program

WASHINGTON — After a series of skirmishes over changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, Louisiana’s congressional delegation is showing […]

10/15/2017 | Read Story »

Congress eyes $16 billion in debt relief for National Flood Insurance Program, without strings attached

WASHINGTON — A multi-part package of federal hurricane relief money hitting Congress this week will wipe away $16 billion in […]

10/11/2017 | Read Story »

State Sen. Karen Peterson helps organize relief for Ponce, Puerto Rico

State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson returned home from a nine-day visit to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico with the goal of organizing […]

10/8/2017 | Read Story »

Some in Louisiana point to costly drastic insurance policy changes in White House hurricane relief request

WASHINGTON — Several Louisiana lawmakers and interest groups are sounding the alarm over major changes to the National Flood Insurance […]

10/5/2017 | Read Story »

Select Comfort Dedicates Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Support Center

Select Comfort dedicated the company’s new technical support contact center in the Elmwood area of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The new […]

10/4/2017 | Read Story »

Coastal restoration industry to grow in Louisiana

Coastal advocates say Louisiana’s coastal master plan combined with the reparations from the BP oil spill will help expand the […]

9/26/2017 | Read Story »

Coalition urges reauthorization, fixes to national flood insurance at Capitol Hill briefing

As Florida, Texas and Louisiana recover from devastating flooding from back-to-back monster hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the importance of reauthorizing […]

9/18/2017 | Read Story »

Congress likely to extend flood insurance three months

WASHINGTON — The National Flood Insurance Program appears headed for a three-month extension. The U.S. Senate approved the measure Wednesday […]

9/7/2017 | Read Story »