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6 September 2011 - 18:24, by , in House To House, No comments
The appearance of Hurricane Irene last weekend and the heavy rains and flooding she brought with her only underscore the importance of flood insurance, which is the only way for homeowners to financially protect their property or businesses from flood damage. According to the National Association of Realtors®, Floods claimed more lives and property than...
1 July 2011 - 14:48, by , in news, No comments
Right now Congress is debating whether to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  It expires on September 30th.  This is the tenth time in three years this program has been set to expire.  It’s time we stop the band-aid approach to flood insurance and give the program a long-term extension. For this reason we are...
2 May 2011 - 15:28, by , in House To House, No comments
As I write this column on what is the first Monday in May, rivers throughout Arkansas have risen to dangerous levels. CNN alerted me on Friday that the Black River at Pocahontas has breached in at least two places causing much of Pocahontas and the surrounding areas to flood. I don’t even want to think...