Affordable Housing

During the 2013 session, the Legislature passed SB 1852, which allocated $100 million from the National Mortgage Settlement to state and local housing programs. This week, the Senate Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee...

Economic Developement

The Department of Economic Opportunity made its annual economic indicators presentation this week in the House.  Speaking before the House Economic Affairs Committee, DEO Executive Director Jesse Panuccio highlighted several indicators demons...

Flood Insurance

The House Insurance and Banking Committee met this week and heard a report from the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) on the 2012 Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012.  Acknowledging recent media reports regarding escalating p...