Blaine Luetkemeyer

Rep. Luetkemeyer introduces bill to require FEMA to assess individual replacement costs for flood insurance

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By Financial Regulation News Reports  |  May 24, 2017

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) introduced legislation last week that would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency to look at properties individually and incorporate a structure’s actual replacement cost in National Flood Insurance Program policies. Currently, FEMA uses an average replacement cost calculation instead of a property-specific one, Luetkemeyer explained. “The current National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) fails to do what private insurance policies do: price ...

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Raymond Keating

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May 23, 2017

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Jeanne Shaheen

Sen. Shaheen sponsors legislation to bolster SBA’s ombudsman to assist small businesses

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New House bill would extend Perkins student loan program

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Senators seek investigation of how committee examines real estate deals by foreign investors

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HUD’s innovative funding initiative provides more dollars for affordable housing repair

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May 16, 2017

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FINRA seeks tighter controls on high-risk brokers

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May 15, 2017

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Conference of State Bank Supervisors releases Vision 2020 to modernize state regulations for fintechs

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May 12, 2017

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James Kendrick

Independent Community Bankers of America blasts NCUA proposal to let credit unions issue alternative capital

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May 11, 2017

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) is urging the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to withdra...Read More »

Reps. Hultgren, Barr sponsor bill to study privacy risks of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

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May 10, 2017

U.S. Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced legislation that would require the Government Accountab...Read More »

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