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  • Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014


    A picture of Representative Shelley Moore Capito

    Representative Shelley Moore Capito

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    Date: 2014-03-04

    CAPITO. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 3370) to delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, and for other...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    WATERS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 3307, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Today, I am pleased to lead the Democratic...



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    Representative Gregory W. Meeks

    From: NY District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    MEEKS. Mr. Speaker, let me first thank Ranking Member Waters and my good friend, Michael Grimm, for working collectively to make this bill happen. You see, it was just 17 months ago that residents...



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    Representative Jeb Hensarling

    From: TX District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    HENSARLING. Mr. Speaker, our Nation is, tragically, going broke. Our national debt, which has skyrocketed under this President, is clearly, by any measure, on a dangerous and unsustainable path, a path...



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    Representative Cedric L. Richmond

    From: LA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    RICHMOND. Mr. Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Waters, and thank you to the Republican leadership who brought this up. We often hear in this Chamber over and over again a talk of a financial bankruptcy...



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    Representative Randy Neugebauer

    From: TX District 19

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    NEUGEBAUER. I thank the gentlewoman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition today to H.R. 3370. The National Flood Insurance Program is in trouble. It is in deep debt, and it is putting taxpayers at risk...



    A picture of Representative Michael E. Capuano

    Representative Michael E. Capuano

    From: MA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    CAPUANO. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member. I want to thank Mr. Grimm and others for bringing this bill forward. You have heard what the bill does. I will tell you that I want to associate myself...



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    Representative Peter T. King

    From: NY District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    KING of New York. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. I rise in strong support of H.R. 3370. At the outset, let me thank Congressman Grimm, Congressman LoBiondo, and Ranking Member Waters...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    MALONEY of New York. I thank the gentlelady for her leadership and for authoring the Grimm-Waters bill, which I support. Mr. Speaker, this bill will protect homeowners from drastic premium increases,...



    A picture of Representative Steven M. Palazzo

    Representative Steven M. Palazzo

    From: MS District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    PALAZZO. Mr. Speaker, our bill is the result of extensive bipartisan, bicameral work over the past year. This bill is both compassionate and fiscally responsible. From the start, my priority has been...



    A picture of Representative Stephen F. Lynch

    Representative Stephen F. Lynch

    From: MA District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    LYNCH. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady from California for her leadership on this bill. She has been a tiger on this issue, trying to get this right. I also want to thank the gentleman from Virginia...



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    Representative Frank A. LoBiondo

    From: NJ District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    LoBIONDO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in very strong support of this legislation, and we are about to do something tonight that doesn't happen around here very often. We are going to do a bipartisan effort that...



    A picture of Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, it must be very painful for people to watch this when affected--whether you are on a river or whether you are on the ocean--because it is painful to see that some of the people...



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    Senator Bill Cassidy

    From: LA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    CASSIDY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 3370. First let me say this affects almost all Americans. On this map, you can see, if there is a color, there is a chance that you are affected, and...



    A picture of Representative Kathy Castor

    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    CASTOR of Florida. I thank the gentlewoman from California for her leadership on behalf of families all across the country. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to urge all of our colleagues to vote ``yes'' on...



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    Representative Gus M. Bilirakis

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    Date: 2014-03-04

    BILIRAKIS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of this legislation sponsored by my good friend from New York, Congressman Grimm. It will provide relief for homeowners struggling to keep their homes....



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the bill, and I thank Congresswoman Waters and Mr. Grimm for their work. This is desperately needed. There is a lot to be said, and a lot more work will...



    A picture of Representative Vern Buchanan

    Representative Vern Buchanan

    From: FL District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    BUCHANAN. Mr. Speaker, flood insurance has been devastating to people in Florida. It has been in my region. I have done multiple town halls. It has gone up not 10 or 20 percent but 1,000 percent, 500...



    A picture of Representative Earl Blumenauer

    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the gentlelady's courtesy. I have a slightly different perspective. The problem isn't FEMA. The problem is that Congress has not appropriately dealt with these issues...



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    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    SCALISE. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady from West Virginia for yielding. Mr. Speaker, we have a flood insurance program that is broken. In fact, 18 different times in the last 5 years the National...



    A picture of Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    Representative Nydia M. Velázquez

    From: NY District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    VELAZQUEZ asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. VELAZQUEZ. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this bipartisan legislation. Sixteen months ago, Hurricane Sandy...



    A picture of Representative Candice S. Miller

    Representative Candice S. Miller

    From: MI District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    MILLER of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to this bill reauthorizing the hopelessly indebted, unworkable, unfair and failed federal flood insurance program. The National Flood...



    A picture of Representative Eliot L. Engel

    Representative Eliot L. Engel

    From: NY District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    ENGEL. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which removes some of the unintended consequences from the Biggert-Waters law that would increase flood...



    A picture of Representative Christopher H. Smith

    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    SMITH of New Jersey. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HR 3370), and would like to thank Mr. Grimm and Mr. LoBiondo, all our colleagues from...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, as the ranking...



    A picture of Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    From: MO District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-03-04

    LUETKEMEYER of missouri in the house of representatives Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Mr. LUETKEMEYER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today...



    A picture of Representative Kathy Castor

    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    CASTOR of florida in the house of representatives Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Ms. CASTOR of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I rise to...



    A picture of Representative Michael E. Capuano

    Representative Michael E. Capuano

    From: MA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-03-04

    CAPUANO of massachusetts in the house of representatives Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Mr. CAPUANO. Mr. Speaker, I support H.R. 3370,...