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Jon Godfread: Congress Should Reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program

Jon Godfread: Congress Should Reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program

The current National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) reauthorization expires on September 30, 2017. As flood insurance is an important issue for the North Dakota Insurance Department, for our state and for the thousands of consumers in North Dakota who are affected by the decisions being made at a federal level regarding flood insurance, I want

Marcus Larson: Fargo Forum Insults MN Gov. Mark Dayton

In yet another goading Fargo Forum editorial, the Fool’em didn’t miss a chance to be discourteous and denigrate Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton with overtones and direct insults against Minnesota Representatives and state agencies. Here is the editorial with commentary:   Forum editorial: Dayton should get here Posted on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:43 p.m. If

Senate Pushes Flood Insurance Program A Little Closer To Collapse

The Senate today passed a bill to delay rate hikes in the federal flood insurance program. Both North Dakota Senators – John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp – were yes votes. Meanwhile, that program is $26 billion in debt, thanks to the fact that it subsidizes low flood insurance premiums for a lot of people who have

Guest Post: Fargo Attempting To Bribe Oxbow Into Conceding To Flood Diverson

The future of House Bill 1020 was the subject of the testimony heard before the North Dakota Senate Appropriations Subcommittee in Bismarck last Friday. Two weeks ago, on February 27, the North Dakota House voted 90 to 4 to prohibit Fargo and its Diversion Authority from using state appropriated tax funds on the 2 billion