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Congress Extends National Flood Insurance Program Until March
The Senate approved legislation Saturday that includes a provision extending the authorization for the current National Flood Insurance Program until March 6, ...
NFIP Has Major Push for Flood Insurance
Edward Connor, acting federal insurance administrator for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), on Oct. 7 issued an open letter asking for assistance in ...
PIA Legislative Roundup: Feds Must Reform NFIP
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) had been making progress on ...
Grassroots Alert: PIA Urges Congress to Renew NFIP Without Delay
Congress needs to act now to renew or extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to avoid a lapse in coverage for millions of homeowners....
MS Congressman Renews Bill to Add Wind to NFIP
Mississippi Congressman Gene Taylor (D) has reintroduced a bill to allow federal flood insurance policyholders the option of adding coverage for wind damage. ...
NFIP Gets Reprieve Through March 11
The U.S. Senate passed a five-day extension to the National Flood Insurance Program on Friday afternoon March 6. The House passed an extension earlier in...
Its National Flood Safety Awareness Week
Most Americans ignore the risks of flooding, assuming they aren't in a flood zone. The reality is, floods are America's #1 natural disaster and can...
Taxpayer, Green Groups Oppose Adding Wind to Flood Insurance
Politics sometimes makes for strange bedfellows. Such is the case with long-term reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Environmental groups ...
Spring Flooding
Disasters disrupt the lives of hundreds of thousands of people every year. As we approach a new season of spring flooding now is an excellent...
Is Your Business Insured for Flood Loss?
About 25 percent of national flood insurance claims in recent years came from places not considered at high risk for flooding. That is why businesses,...
FEMA Nominee Opposes Adding Wind Coverage to NFIP
The man nominated by President Obama to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which oversees the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), is ...
Obama Opposes Adding Windstorm Coverage to NFIP
The Obama Administration has told Congress that it "strongly opposes" including windstorm coverage in insurance policies offered by the National Flood ...
NFIP Extension Bill Introduced in Congress, PIA Supports H.R. 3139
Legislation that would temporarily extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until March 31, 2010, was introduced in Congress on July 9. House ...
PIA Applauds House Passage of H.R. 3139 Extending National Flood Insurance Program
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2009 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today applauded passage of a six-month extension of the ...
House Votes to Extend Flood Insurance Program For Six Months
On July 29, the House approved legislation that would extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for six months, through March 31, 2010. The ...
Flood Insurance Outreach Materials Now Available in Spanish
The National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) FloodSmart Campaign has developed a new Spanish Library to assist your efforts to better communicate the ...
PIA Responds to Critical GAO Report On NFIP
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report criticizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) alleging lax oversight, and suggesting ...
NFIP Extended One More Month
Authorization for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was extended through October 31 after the Senate passed a continuing resolution with the ...
Flood Program Authorization Set to Expire in 5 Days
The program was extended through October 31 after the Senate passed a continuing resolution with the extension. The extension was immediately signed into law...
FEMA/NFIP Issue Guidelines For Potential Flood Program Lapse
Shortly before Congress granted a short extension to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA - which has ultimate authority for the program...
PIA Comments on Short NFIP Extension in National Underwriter
The National Underwriter is featuring an article based on PIA's comments regarding the very short extension granted to the National Flood Insurance Program ...
Once Again, NFIP Authorization About to Expire
In what has become a recurring nightmare for homeowners and the independent insurance agents who serve them, we are once again just days away from...
FEMA Instructions for Potential Lapse in NFIP
FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have issued instructions about what to do in the event of a lapse in NFIP authority. ...
Flood Insurance Program to Expire Friday If Not Extended
We are now less than one week away from the authorization for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expiring. NFIP has been operating on the...
Flood Insurance Program Extended to February 28, 2010
A Department of Defense appropriations bill recently passed by Congress included a provision to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for two ...
Rep. Frank Suggests Another Committee Take Over Jurisdiction of NFIP
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is suggesting that another committee take over jurisdiction of the National Flood Insurance ...
Now's a Good Time To Offer Your Clients Flood Insurance
Snow melts and spring brings rain. These are two reasons to consider buying flood insurance. Large areas of the country are experiencing record-shattering ...
PIA Grassroots Action Alert: Flood Program Extension Hits a Snag in Congress
PIA National has announced a Grassroots Action Alert regarding the National Flood Insurance Program. Extension of the NFIP is once again in jeopardy, with ...
States Prepare As Heavy Snowfalls Increase Risk of Spring Flooding
Heavy snowfall in many states has increased the possibility of catastrophic flooding this spring, prompting officials to urge residents to get flood coverage ...
PIA Grassroots Action - Renew The Flood Insurance Program
PIA National has announced a Grassroots Action Alert regarding the National Flood Insurance Program. Extension of the NFIP is once again in jeopardy, with ...