"We have a working coast, not second or vacation homes," state insurance commissioner says.
House hearing brings out opposing viewpoints over rates said to jump as high as 3,000%.
Mississippi lacks standing to enjoin, agency says. Massachusetts AG cites "bureaucratic ostrich headedness."
Legislation would delay flood insurance premium increases for up to four years.
The Aspen Institute and Institute Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty announced Oct. 28 that William Bynum and the $169 million Hope Credit Union are winners of the sixth annual John P. McNulty Prize.
The NCUA approved 18 mergers across 14 states in September, bringing the total number of consolidations to 190 so far this year, according to the agency’s monthly Insurance Activity Report.
Measures would delay increases by perhaps four years if they gain passage.
Mississippi credit union and CEO William Bynum feted for work in region's "bank deserts."
Senate bill would delay NFIP-mandated increases except for second homes and businesses.
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