LATEST SENATOR NELSON
Both of Florida’s senators are getting behind a bipartisan effort to overhaul the National Flood Insurance Program by capping premium increases, using advanced radar to make more accurate flood maps, and offering some homeowners vouchers to pay for coverage and loans to elevate buildings.
No state has more at stake than Florida. About 1.8 million of the nearly 5 million homes and businesses covered by the NFIP around the country are in the Sunshine State. Texas is second, with 605,845 properties in the program.
Read the full article at the Naples Daily News.