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The Galveston County Daily News: Policybook

January 17, 2017


Monday 02/03/2014
Reading the tea leaves on flood insurance

With Senate Bill 1926 passing on Thursday, the bill has moved onto the House, where it is being "held at the desk." It hasn't been assigned to a committee. 

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Monday 01/27/2014
Watch the live Senate vote on flood insurance bill

The U.S. Senate has reconvened to consider a cloture motion to end debate on S 1926, the bill delaying changes to flood insurance. You can watch the floor debate here. Click on "Watch Live Floor Proceedings." 

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Monday 09/16/2013
Got questions about new flood insurance rates?

Our reporting on the the pending flood insurance rate changes continues to generate a lot of interest with readers. We're getting a lot of questions about the new rates and all the factors that figure into calculating new premiums.

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Friday 09/13/2013
Find your house on FEMA flood maps

If you're looking for information about your flood zone designation for your property, there's an online tool to help you.

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Tuesday 08/20/2013
The ghosts of Shelby County rise in JP decision

UPDATE: Six plaintiffs have sued the county, arguing that the new precincts violate the Constitution and voting rights act. The lawsuit is attached. You can read the story here.

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