Stronger Building Codes Pushed in Hearing
Rod Matthews, vice president of P&C Operations at State Farm Insurance Companies, appeared before a House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee hearing on July 24th is support of H.R. 2069, the Safe Building Code Incentive Act.
The hearing highlighted the importance of strong building codes to reducing property damage, cutting the federal debt and, most importantly, saving lives. The NAMIC-led BuildStrong Coalition has made this bill the most widely supported natural disaster mitigati on proposal in Congress while building industry and key stakeholder support at the same time.