Flood Insurance

Publications

Reps. Peters, Barr Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Incentivize Smarter Development after Natural Disaster Floods
R.J. Lehmann

From Representative Scott Peters:

The bill is supported by Pew Charitable Trusts, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and R Street…

National Support for the Flood Resiliency and Taxpayer Savings Act
R.J. Lehmann

Our organizations represent fiscal conservatives, flood risk managers, insurance businesses, architects, engineers, design professionals, public works professionals, and non-profit organizations. We…

Reps. Price, Zeldin Introduce Bipartisan Flood Resiliency and Taxpayer Savings Act
R.J. Lehmann

From Representative David Price:

“Taxpayers have been made to shell out hundreds of billions of dollars in disaster-related spending over the past decade. It is essential that flood risks be…

, Prevention Web
Homes are flooding outside FEMA’s 100-year flood zones, and racial inequality is showing through
R.J. Lehmann

From PreventionWeb:

So far, FEMA hasn’t taken into account the impact climate change is having on extreme weather and sea-level rise.

RE: S. 882, the South Carolina Private Flood Insurance Act
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

, Talk 107.3
Radio: Mornings with Brian Haldane: Ray Lehmann
R.J. Lehmann

From Talk 107.3:

On this segment Brian talks with Ray Lehmann, the co-founder of The R Street Institute about the topic of reforming the Federal Flood Policy and how that would affect our…

R Street: Gulf Storms Highlight Need to Reform Federal Flood Policy
R.J. Lehmann

WASHINGTON (Aug. 25, 2020) – As East Texas and Western Louisiana prepare for the impact of Hurricane Laura, this year’s very active Atlantic storm season should be a wake-up call to Congress on…

, The Pete Kaliner Show
Radio: Why do we keep paying people to rebuild in flood plains?!

From The Pete Kaliner Show:

Hurricane Isaias made landfall overnight in North Carolina. What better time to talk about the utterly broken National Flood Insurance Program? Plus, the shifting…

, WFLA Orlando
Radio: Florida Round Table with R.J. Lehmann
R.J. Lehmann

From WFLA Orlando:

On this edition of the Florida Roundtable Yaffee interviews insurance Expert R.J. Lehmann on why everyone in the state of Florida should get Flood insurance for their…

, NRDC
GAO: Flood Mitigation Isn’t Keeping Up with Climate Change
R.J. Lehmann

From NRDC:

NRDC also organized a letter of support for the legislation, which was signed by the Association of State Floodplain Managers, the Consumer Mortgage Coalition, the National Association…