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House won’t vote on flood insurance before next year, and efforts to delay increases are in limbo

December 13, 2013

WASHINGTON – The latest effort to delay substantial increases in some flood insurance rates was thwarted Thursday when Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, pulled his House bill and said no action would take place on it before next year. The move came a day after a similar, but more comprehensive, bill was blocked in the Senate.