flood insurance http://wkms.org en Federal Flood Insurance Program Drowning In Debt. Who Will Pay? http://wkms.org/post/federal-flood-insurance-program-drowning-debt-who-will-pay Millions of American property owners get flood insurance from the federal government, and a lot of them get a hefty discount. But over the past decade, the government has paid out huge amounts of money after floods, and the flood insurance program is deeply in the red.<p>Congress tried to fix that in 2012 by passing a law to raise insurance premiums. Now <em>that</em> move has created such uproar among property owners that Congress is trying to make the law it passed disappear.<p>Caught in the middle is the <a href="http://www.fema.gov/">Federal Emergency Management Agency</a>. Wed, 01 Jan 2014 20:02:49 +0000 Christopher Joyce 37727 at http://wkms.org Federal Flood Insurance Program Drowning In Debt. Who Will Pay? Lyon Co. Set to Repeal Flood Insurance Ordinance Due to Inaccurate Maps http://wkms.org/post/lyon-co-set-repeal-flood-insurance-ordinance-due-inaccurate-maps <p></p><p></p><p>The Lyon County Fiscal Court plans to repeal its flood insurance map ordinance because it’s causing a burden to some homeowners. The ordinance that went into effect in August includes the county for the first time in the National Flood Insurance Program, allowing property owners to get flood insurance and qualify for federal disaster relief. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 21:01:43 +0000 Angela Hatton 25221 at http://wkms.org Lyon Co. Set to Repeal Flood Insurance Ordinance Due to Inaccurate Maps