Gillibrand pushing for reauthorization of National Flood Insurance Program


((ADAM/OTS)) WITH LESS THAN TWO WEEKS LEFT BEFORE THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM EXPIRES, SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND IS PUSHING FOR AN IMMEDIATE REAUTHORIZATION. ((ADAM/VO)) HUNDREDS OF LOCAL LAKESHORE RESIDENTS ARE RELYING ON THE FLOODING PROGRAM AFTER THIS YEAR’S DEVESTATING HIGH WATER LEVELS ON LAKE ONTARIO. ALONG WITH A REAUTHORIZATION, GILLIBRAND ALSO WANTS NEW REFORMS ADDED TO THE PROGRAM. SHE SAYS ITS RIDDLED WITH FRAUD AND CORRUPTION AND HER REFORMS WOULD MAKE IT HARDER FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES TO DEFRAUD CUSTOMERS. ((MAUREEN/1-SH)) IT’S AN ISSUE THAT NEW YORK STATE LAWMAKERS SAY AFFECTS EVERYTHING FROM PUBLIC SAFETY TO THE ECONOMY. TODAY A LEGISLATIVE

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