A postman walks through streets flooded by Tropical Depression Imelda as he deliver mail on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Galveston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

On September 26, the Senate joined the House inincluding an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program(NFIP) in a federal funding continuing resolution (CR) that willfund the NFIP and other federal programs until November 21. TheNFIP would have expired after September 30 without Congressionalaction. The CR was passed 82-15.

This is now the 13th extension of the program since2017 when its most recent long-term authorization expired.

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Danielle Ling

Danielle Ling is an experienced video journalist and business reporter. As associate editor, Danielle manages all multimedia and reports on industry news and risk-related coverage, managing all weather-related content. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, Danielle previously served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ, Push Pause. Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at [email protected].