State and federal news:
Despite all the jokes and jabs about politicians, our elected officials have been hard at work persevering on important issues on behalf of all of us. At the federal level we have been closely watching the National Flood Insurance Program -NFIP. Thanks to our partners at GNO, Inc for taking the lead. Despite all of their efforts the program is set to expire tomorrow, May 31 unless Congress can approve an extension.
Yesterday’s Hammond Chamber luncheon speaker U.S. Senator John Kennedy spoke about NFIP and informed us the entire Louisiana congressional delegation have been working diligently to continue this program that is so vital to all Louisiana citizens.
Senator Kennedy had several positive things to say about what happens in the halls of Congress and at the US Capitol among members of both political parties. We also received good news from US senator Bill Cassidy regarding STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act read more below: