Rep. Kathy Castor blames Boehner for delayed flood insurance relief

11:55 PM, Feb 17, 2014   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida-- Why is it taking Congress so long to delay those massive flood insurance hikes? 

SEE ALSO: GOP responds to flood insurance rate hikes

According to U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, House Speaker John Boehner is to blame, saying he's holding up the vote that could bring relief to not just thousands of Tampa Bay area families, but families all across the country.

SEE ALSO: 

-Governor Scott pushes for flood insurance rate hike delay 
-Senate passes bill to delay flood insurance rate hikes

"I don't think Speaker Boehner can continue to ignore businesses, realtors, homeowners, and property owners all across the country. We're going to continue to demand action, and I think we'll get there, but it shouldn't be this hard."

The U.S. Senate has already passed a bill to delay the flood insurance rate hikes, but the house has since created a revised one.

They are scheduled to vote on it next week.


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