Water and River Resources

Luetkemeyer Introduces Legislation to Require FEMA to Ensure Flood Insurance Costs are Determined More Fairly

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On Friday, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) introduced legislation that would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to look at properties on an individual basis and incorporate a structure’s actual replacement cost in National Flood Insurance Program policies. Read more »

Luetkemeyer Leads Letter Urging Consideration of Public Input for Missouri River Management Plan

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U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), along with Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill, the Missouri delegation and other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan. The letter requests that the Corps extend the public comment period to at least 120 days. Read more »

After Severe Flooding, Administration Issues Major Disaster Declaration in Missouri

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U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement after President Obama officially issued a major disaster declaration for several counties in the 3rd District: “The extreme flooding Missouri experienced last month left much of the state at a standstill. It has now been a few weeks later and individuals are still trying to get assistance and questions to their answers on how to m... Read more »