“Today’s House vote helps ensure that there will be no lapse of the National Flood Insurance Program, and enacts the first of many much needed reforms to the program. Congress can be proud of this responsible debt-reduction measure, but they can’t stop now.
"We’ve already seen two named storms in the Atlantic before the 2012 hurricane season has even begun, which should serve as ample reminder of the need for a strong and viable NFIP. We urge the Senate to keep up the momentum by voting on their bill as soon as they convene next week.”
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