A short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) passed as part of the multi-billion dollar disaster relief package approved by Congress and signed by President Trump on Friday, September 8, 2017. The legislation extends the NFIP to December 8, 2017, avoiding the program expiration date of September 30, 2017.
The White House Office of the Press Secretary issued a statement shining light on the quick, collaborative efforts of the government that best serve the American people. The Secretary said, “The President appreciates Congress putting aside partisan politics and acting quickly to ensure that first responders, local officials, and Federal emergency management personnel have the resources they need to respond to the natural disasters impacting our Nation.”
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