Tester, Vitter to join with CEOs in push for Flood Insurance Reauthorization

Senators will be joined by CEOs from National Wildlife Federation, American Insurance Association,

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, Reinsurance Association of America, Taxpayers for Common Sense, American Rivers, Heartland Institute  

 

(U.S. SENATE) – Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and David Vitter (R-La.) are joining forces in the push to reauthorize the bipartisan National Flood Insurance program.  Tester and Vitter will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 14th at 10:30 a.m. in Room 208 in the Senate Visitors Center.

 

Tester and Vitter will be joined by Larry Schweiger, President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation; Leigh Ann Pusey, President and CEO of the American Insurance Association;  Charles M. Chamness, President and CEO of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies; Frank Nutter, President of the Reinsurance Association of America; Ryan Alexander, President of Taxpayers for Common Sense; Wm. Robert Irvin, President of American Rivers; and  Joseph Bast, President and CEO of The Heartland Institute.

 

The national organizations are members of the Smarter Safer Coalition, an organization dedicated to supporting environmentally responsible, fiscally sound approaches to natural catastrophe policy that promotes public safety.

 

The Smarter Safer Coalition is joining with Tester and Vitter in pushing for a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program.  Long-term reauthorization and reform of this program will provide homeowners with certainty while protecting taxpayers. 

 

Press Conference Details:

 

            What:             Press Conference on reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program

                                    Hosted by Senators Jon Tester and David Vitter

            When:            Tuesday, February 14th at 10:30 a.m.

            Where:           Senate Visitors Center, Room 208

  

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