Policy Studies

Strange bedfellows: SmarterSafer.org and the Biggert-Waters Act of 2012

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This paper by R Street President Eli Lehrer, which originally appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum,  focuses on the SmarterSafer.org coalition and how its success in helping to craft and ultimately enact the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 demonstrates how traditionally conservative free-market groups and traditionally progressive environmental groups can find common ground on policy matters.

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