TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster was in Tallahassee Tuesday pleading with members of the Florida Cabinet to force a delay in rate increases for federal flood insurance.
Starting Oct. 1, some homeowners could pay quadruple their current rate.
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Foster told Cabinet members the rate hikes would have a devastating impact in St. Petersburg and Pinellas County.
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