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Cameron Parish joins suit against FEMA over flood insurance pricing system

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
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Cameron is one of 43 parishes — and Louisiana one of 10 states — that has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency over its new flood insurance rules that they say are making it impossible for homeowners to afford their properties. Families “are being driven out by the federal government,” said Louisiana State Attorney General Jeff Landry. “This flood insurance policy has now become a natural disaster of its own.” Landry said FEMA’s “flawed flood insurance formula” — dubbed Risk Rating 2.0 — is forcing Louisiana families...

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