Federal banking regulators, including the NCUA, are proposing a rule aimed at encouraging flood insurance customers to buy private flood insurance.
Federal court plans Oct. 28 hearing in Gulfport on injunction to delay new flood insurance rates.
National Flood Insurance Program unaffected by shutdown as rate hikes kick in.
Injunction sought against FEMA as new rates kick in Tuesday.
Senate panel members backtracking on votes to support rate hikes in subsidized federal flood insurance program.
Rates to sharply increase after Oct. 1, while Louisiana lawmakers cry foul.
Louisiana insurance chief says 2014 NFIP rate increase would raise rates for "working coast" beyond affordability.
GOP Rep. Randy Neugebauer asks for speedy approval from banking industry regulators, sparking calls for caution from some insurers.
FEMA sub-agency director says installment plan being worked on, along with studies on affordability and privatization.
Mississippi insurance commissioner makes that observation, while FEMA says agency continues to eye NFIP privatization.