The senate majority leader is stymying long-needed increases in federal flood insurance rates.
It's simple: You should not build your house in places where you can't get private flood insurance.
If market-rate wildfire insurance is too expensive for homeowners, maybe that's telling us something about the risks of living amidst pretty tinder.
Not yet in the United States, new studies suggest
It's a regressive, debt-ridden program that transfers wealth from regular Americans to the rich.
An expensive tutorial on the perils of government interaction.
Who will have the courage in the face of tragedy to change the government's disastrous policies?
Don't build in flood plains, and especially don't rebuild in flood plains
And new federal regulations could add to the cost of rebuilding or force some residents to abandon their homes.
'The rest of us are assuming all of the risks.'