Some Good News Flood Insurance Rates

Published 03/05 2014 06:34PM

Updated 03/05 2014 06:41PM

West Pittston, Luzerne County- Good news today for area residents who feared their flood insurance rates will soon skyrocket.
     Flood insurance that's federally subsidized is running a big deficit.
     Premiums  were set to automatically  increase to keep the plan funded.
    Last night the US House of Representatives passed a bill  that extends federal subsidies for the insurance.
    That means premiums would stay affordable for most.
    People who are covered by the insurance were happy to hear it.
The bill passed by the House of Representatives now goes onto the Senate where it is expected to pass

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