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House Hearing Focuses Heavily on Pre-Disaster Mitigation after Trump Proposes Cuts to FEMA Programs

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management held a hearing March 16 to assess the ability of the... (Posted: 3/20/2017 12:52:55 PM)

Former FEMA Administrator, BuildStrong Senior Advisor Asks Members of House to Reform Disaster Spending

During a Feb. 28 hearing of the House Homeland Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and... (Posted: 3/6/2017 12:17:53 PM)

NAMIC Urges Action on Disaster Preparedness in Wake of Former FEMA Directors' Testimony

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies is urging Congress to follow the recommendations of former Federal Emergency Management Agency administrators by... (Posted: 3/2/2017 1:17:38 PM)

Nine Republicans Join Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., announced Jan. 13 the appointment of nine new Republican members to the committee. The following will serve on the committee in the 115th Congress... (Posted: 1/23/2017 10:13:15 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition Meet With Trump Transition Team, Advocate for Stronger Building Codes

Representatives of the NAMIC-led BuildStrong Coalition advocated for its National Mitigation Investment Strategy during a Jan. 11 meeting with senior officials from the transition team of... (Posted: 1/17/2017 11:00:11 AM)

FEMA Proposes NAMIC-Backed Disaster Deductible in Final Days of Obama Administration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency released its long-awaited Disaster Deductible proposal Jan. 12, just over a week before the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The concept, advocated for over the... (Posted: 1/17/2017 10:50:44 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition to Meet with President-Elect’s Transition Team

Representatives from the NAMIC-led BuildStrong Coalition will meet Jan. 11 with senior officials from the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump to press for reforming the way the federal government approaches... (Posted: 1/9/2017 11:27:26 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition to Meet With Trump Transition Team

NAMIC will soon meet with the director of policy of the transition team for President-elect Donald Trump to encourage the adoption of key disaster reform policies in the incoming administration's rumored trillion-dollar... (Posted: 11/21/2016 11:17:31 AM)

Ask Your Member of Congress to Support the National Mitigation Investment Act

With the elections behind us, Congress has returned to Capitol Hill for a few short weeks to consider a handful of legislative items, the most pressing being a bill to keep the government's lights on through December. But with... (Posted: 11/16/2016 1:39:31 PM)

After the Election

With any luck, tomorrow's most rancorous presidential campaign of our lifetime will end. Voters will finish casting their ballots (including, I hope, every NAMIC member) to decide our next president and vice president, many... (Posted: 11/7/2016 9:32:10 AM)

NAMIC Pushes for Inclusion of NMIA in Year-End Disaster Relief Package (10/31/2016 10:43:52 AM)

FEMA Issues Sweeping Building Code Changes Modeled on NAMIC-Backed NMIA (10/24/2016 11:21:16 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition Promote Pre-Disaster Mitigation in National Media Blitz (10/17/2016 10:46:11 AM)

Administration Announces Higher Standards for Resiliency (10/11/2016 10:33:23 AM)

The Next ‘Big One’ Arrives (10/7/2016 10:35:32 AM)

NMIA Heads Into Fall With Support From Nearly 30 Members of Congress (10/3/2016 11:36:31 AM)

Congress Examines Federal Response to Flooding Year After Build Strong Reform Report (9/12/2016 10:56:19 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition Build Support for NMIA Ahead of Briefing Presidential Campaigns (9/6/2016 1:00:07 PM)

NIST Seeks to Fill Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction (7/18/2016 11:12:13 AM)

FEMA, DHS Issues Notice Seeking Comments on ‘Floodproofed’ Residential Basements (7/11/2016 12:06:47 PM)

NAMIC Participates in Congressional Roundtable Discussion on Drones on Day of FAA Reauthorization Bill Release (7/11/2016 10:51:34 AM)

New Co-Sponsors Sign On to National Mitigation Investment Act, NAMIC Continues Push (6/27/2016 10:23:07 AM)

Ryan, House Leadership Call for Pre-Disaster Resilience in Policy Agenda (6/13/2016 10:18:38 AM)

NAMIC Kicks Off National Mitigation Investment Act Co-Sponsor Push (6/6/2016 11:36:36 AM)

NAMIC to Submit Comments to Federal Insurance Office on Mitigation Investment Strategy (6/6/2016 11:27:51 AM)

A Milestone for the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry (5/25/2016 10:35:53 AM)

Senate Set to Advance NAMIC-Backed Study on Disaster Losses (5/23/2016 10:53:08 AM)

Reps. Curbelo, Sires Introduce Bi-Partisan National Mitigation Investment Act, BuildStrong Coalition Testifies (5/16/2016 10:31:03 AM)

Curbelo, Sires to Introduce Bipartisan National Mitigation Investment Act, BuildStrong Coalition to Testify at Hearing (5/9/2016 11:40:12 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Coalition to be Recognized at White House Event on Resilient Building Codes (5/9/2016 11:21:42 AM)

NAMIC Meets With FEMA Administrator, Discusses Changing Approach to Mitigation (4/25/2016 10:51:57 AM)

Senate Examines FEMA Performance, Preparedness; NAMIC Submits Statement (4/11/2016 1:04:16 PM)

New York Congressman Makes Inquiry About Status of Unspent Sandy Recovery Dollars (3/21/2016 1:33:22 PM)

NAMIC Comments on FEMA’s Disaster Deductible Concept (3/21/2016 1:28:56 PM)

NAMIC Hosts Meeting of BuildStrong Coalition, Lawmakers Make Exciting Announcements (3/21/2016 11:53:36 AM)

NAMIC to Host Meeting of BuildStrong Coalition With Members of Congress (3/14/2016 1:09:14 PM)

House Passes NAMIC-Backed Study on Disasters (3/7/2016 11:01:34 AM)

NAMIC: Disaster Costs Study in FEMA Reauthorization Bill a First Step to Smarter Federal Policy (3/1/2016 8:51:48 AM)

FEMA to Hold National Advisory Council Meeting Open to Public (2/1/2016 12:00:49 PM)

FEMA to Create Disaster Deductible, NAMIC Seeks Input (1/25/2016 9:35:38 AM)

Support for NAMIC’s Signature Disaster Mitigation Legislation on Record-Breaking Pace (12/7/2015 11:50:35 AM)

FEMA Files Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Requests for Major Disaster Assistance (11/16/2015 1:07:25 PM)

Public Policy Paper Explores ‘Best Practices’ for Regulating Insurance Premiums, Managing Natural Catastrophe Risk (11/16/2015 12:07:30 PM)

NAMIC Pushes for Increased Pre-Disaster Mitigation at NIST Community Resilience Panel Meeting (11/16/2015 12:01:01 PM)

Public Policy Paper Explores ‘Best Practices’ for Regulating Insurance Premiums, Managing Natural Catastrophe Risk (11/16/2015 9:17:25 AM)

Release of Disaster Spending Garners Significant Press Coverage (11/9/2015 9:00:03 AM)

NAMIC Participates in NIST Community Resilience Panel Meeting (11/9/2015 8:52:19 AM)

NIST Releases Disaster Planning Guide in Advance of Community Resilience Panel (11/2/2015 11:55:40 AM)

House Committee Examines Federal Disaster Policy Following Release of BuildStrong Coalition Report (10/26/2015 11:18:57 AM)

Up-to-the-Minute Information, Regulatory Bulletins on Hurricane Patricia on NAMIC’s Disaster Resource Center (10/23/2015 1:42:25 PM)

NAMIC Hails New Report Calling for National Mitigation Investment Strategy (10/19/2015 12:21:18 PM)

BuildStrong Coalition Releases Disaster Reform Report, House Committee to Examine Federal Disaster Policy (10/19/2015 11:43:18 AM)

NAMIC-Led BuildStrong Coalition to Release Disaster Spending Report Next Week (10/12/2015 1:09:08 PM)

FIO Releases Assessment of Natural Catastrophe Insurance (10/5/2015 10:17:36 AM)

NAMIC Urges Americans to Be Ready for Natural Disasters on National PrepareAthon Day (9/25/2015 3:53:15 PM)

NAMIC Says Mitigation Should be the Goal for Congress on Regulation, Natural Disasters (9/25/2015 3:26:41 PM)

NAMIC-Led BuildStrong Coalition to Release Disaster Spending Report (9/25/2015 10:02:43 AM)

House Passes Windstorm Impact Reduction Act of 2015 (9/21/2015 11:45:27 AM)

NAMIC Joins NIST Community Resilience Panel (9/21/2015 10:17:29 AM)

NAMIC Calls on President to Sign Windstorm Research Legislation (9/16/2015 4:28:54 PM)

House to Vote on National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act of 2015 (9/14/2015 1:02:32 PM)

Donovan Introduces Legislation to Address NFIP Claims Process (9/14/2015 1:00:12 PM)

NAMIC to Host Webinar Sept. 10 in Advance of National Preparedness Day (9/8/2015 1:09:53 PM)

On 10th Anniversary of Katrina, NAMIC Calls for Reforms to U.S. Disaster Policy (8/31/2015 1:07:14 PM)

A Decade After Katrina, NAMIC Urges Congress to Learn Its Lesson, Promote Mitigation (8/28/2015 11:05:05 AM)

Ten Years After Katrina: Learning to Build for the Next Storm (8/28/2015 10:00:33 AM)

NAMIC Continues to Push for Stronger Building Codes, Change in Approach to Disasters (8/3/2015 9:24:20 AM)

NCOIL Report: Legislators Adopt TNC and “Storm Chaser” Models (7/22/2015 1:14:15 PM)

House Set to Vote on Small Business Disaster Loan legislation (7/13/2015 12:00:36 PM)

Key House Committee Holds Productive Discussion on Disaster Spending (6/22/2015 9:28:36 AM)

BuildStrong Coalition to Participate in Congressional Roundtable on Federal Disaster Assistance (6/15/2015 10:19:46 AM)

Natural Disaster Mitigation Roundtable Held in Philadelphia (6/1/2015 2:49:28 PM)

Natural Disaster Mitigation Efforts Remain in Spotlight With Hurricane Season Around the Corner (5/26/2015 1:29:59 PM)

NAMIC Hails Legislation to Support Stronger, More Resilient Construction (4/15/2015 4:21:29 PM)

NAMIC Urges Adoption of Disaster Policy Review in FEMA Reauthorization Bill (4/14/2015 1:30:54 PM)

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to Mark-Up FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015 (4/13/2015 2:15:13 PM)

Rep. Diaz-Balart to Introduce Safe Building Code Incentive Act (4/13/2015 2:03:54 PM)

House Transportation Committee Leaders Introduce FEMA Reform Legislation (3/23/2015 2:33:06 PM)

Subcommittee Kicks Off Congressional Roundtable Series on Natural Disasters (3/23/2015 1:41:28 PM)

NAMIC Welcomes Disaster Losses Assessment Provision in FEMA Reform Legislation (3/20/2015 2:45:24 PM)

BuildStrong Coalition Meeting to be Addressed by Committee Staff (2/9/2015 2:32:06 PM)

Obama Issues Executive Order to Establish a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (2/2/2015 2:30:28 PM)

Congressional Hearing Highlights the Need for Natural Disaster Mitigation, Further Study (2/2/2015 2:16:52 PM)

NAMIC Welcomes House Hearing on Mitigation, Encourages Further Discussion (1/27/2015 11:10:08 AM)

Mitigation Policy Push for 2015 Begins With House Committee Hearing (1/26/2015 2:58:22 PM)

NAMIC-Led BuildStrong Coalition Starts Strong in 2015 (1/20/2015 2:45:38 PM)

House Approves Windstorm Research Bill (1/12/2015 2:36:16 PM)

Senate Hearing on Resilient Communities Adds to Busy Summer for Mitigation Issues (7/21/2014 2:47:59 PM)

NAMIC Applauds House Passage of Windstorm Research Legislation (7/14/2014 5:32:07 PM)

House Expected to Pass Windstorm Research bill (7/14/2014 3:31:58 PM)

Ask your member of Congress to sponsor the Safe Building Code Incentive Act (7/10/2014 2:03:59 PM)

Hurricane Arthur Spares the East Coast but Dangerous, Costly Wildfires Rage in the West (7/7/2014 2:40:24 PM)

As Storm Season Begins, NAMIC Continues Push for Mitigation Policy (6/30/2014 2:37:56 PM)

NAMIC Urges Building Code Incentives as Key to Reducing Economic Losses From Natural Disasters (5/14/2014 9:33:41 AM)

NAMIC to Call for Building Code Incentives, Mitigation at Senate Hearing (5/13/2014 2:22:29 PM)

White House Report Shows Need for Mitigation Policy: NAMIC (5/7/2014 2:11:28 PM)

White House Climate Report Supports Mitigation, Building Codes (5/7/2014 2:07:27 PM)

‘State’ of Play (1/30/2014 10:41:27 AM)

Busy Fall Ahead for Congress, NAMIC (9/9/2013 2:20:21 PM)

NAIC: Catastrophe Working Group to Hear Presentation on Catastrophe Savings Accounts (8/21/2013 1:28:36 PM)

NAMIC Welcomes Sandy Task Force Recommendation on Building Codes (8/19/2013 3:07:03 PM)

Hurricane Sandy Task Force Endorses Statewide Building Code Adoption (8/19/2013 2:49:42 PM)

House Subcommittee Marks Up Wind Mitigation Bill (7/1/2013 1:45:35 PM)

NAMIC Submits Comments to FIO on Natural Catastrophe Issues (7/1/2013 10:51:02 AM)

FEMA Releasing New Flood Maps (6/24/2013 2:17:42 PM)

BuildStrong Coalition Continues to Grow (6/24/2013 2:12:55 PM)

NAMIC Supports IBHS Testimony on Windstorm Mitigation Bill (6/6/2013 3:06:31 PM)

Big Week in Washington for Safe Building Codes Effort (5/14/2013 11:03:10 AM)

NAMIC: Safe Building Code Incentives an Investment in a Stronger, Safer America (5/8/2013 1:44:05 PM)

NAMIC and BuildStrong Coalition Launch Unprecedented Effort to Promote Safe Building Codes (5/7/2013 4:16:42 PM)

NAMIC Puts Building Codes in Washington Spotlight (5/7/2013 10:42:51 AM)

NAMIC to Meet With NOAA on Weather-Ready Nation (4/16/2013 10:05:05 AM)

NAMIC Discusses COASTAL Act Implementation With Meteorologist Group (4/9/2013 9:14:15 AM)

NAMIC Applauds Focus on Mitigation at Senate Hearing on Sandy Recovery (3/20/2013 6:04:46 PM)

NatCat Backstop Reintroduced in Congress (3/19/2013 10:12:58 AM)

Congress to Consider Community Flood Insurance Study (3/12/2013 9:33:39 AM)

Bipartisan House Members to Propose Tax Incentives for Natural Disasters (1/29/2013 11:19:09 AM)

House to Vote on Sandy Relief Bill After GOP Attempts to Cut Costs (1/15/2013 11:41:38 AM)

Congress Raises NFIP Borrowing Authority, Will Address More Sandy Aid Later This Month (1/8/2013 10:26:46 AM)

NAMIC: NFIP Funding will help Recovery for Sandy Victims, Building Codes Legislation will Help Victims of Next Natural Disaster (1/4/2013 2:02:49 PM)

A Flurry of Activity before Congress Adjourns, but Unfinished Business Remains (1/3/2013 2:20:45 PM)

Safe Building Code Incentive Act Introduced in the U.S. Senate (12/19/2012 5:48:01 PM)

NAMIC Hails Senate Introduction of the Safe Building Code Incentive Act (12/19/2012 5:18:50 PM)

Safe Building Code Incentive Still Possibility in 112th Congress (12/18/2012 11:58:01 AM)

Senate EPW Committee Holds Hearing on Impacts of Sandy (12/4/2012 11:29:07 AM)

NAMIC, BuildStrong Seeking Path for Building Code Incentive in Sandy Relief Package (12/4/2012 10:48:15 AM)

Obama Administration Asks for Increase for NFIP Borrowing Authority (11/20/2012 10:15:51 AM)

"Super Storm" Sandy and Hurricane Deductibles (11/11/2012 7:59:31 PM)

Sandy Raises More Questions on Federal Role in Natural Disasters (11/6/2012 9:52:01 AM)

100+mph Winds at NAMIC-Supported Research Facility (7/19/2012 2:44:11 PM)

 NAMIC Continues Thought Leadership on Mitigation Through Booz Allen Roundtable (4/17/2012 10:43:53 AM)

 Administration Includes Building Code Adoption, Enforcement in Hazard Mitigation Plan (3/13/2012 10:20:58 AM)

 A New Year Miracle (1/10/2012 11:51:36 AM)

 Flood Insurance Reform Passes House, Miller Amendment Fails (7/13/2011 12:26:01 PM)

 As House Prepares for NFIP Vote, Miller Amendment Threatens Program (7/12/2011 12:38:50 PM)

 NAMIC and BuildStrong Coalition Partners Secure Introduction of the Safe Building Code Incentive Act (6/1/2011 4:27:23 PM)

 Hearing on Natural Catastrophe Today (3/10/2010 3:34:47 PM)

 The Importance of Being … Ready (3/9/2010 3:21:29 PM)

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