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David Vitter

January 26, 2015

Vitter: Obama’s Climate Agenda Threatens Flood Insurance Prices for Louisianians

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, sent a letter to President Barack Obama, regarding the Administration’s recent efforts to develop expansive new federal floodplain management standards based on preconceptions in the President’s Climate Action Plan. The Obama standards could drastically change floodplain maps, which would inevitably affect flood insurance rates.