Issues

National Flood Insurance Program Temporarily Extended

We posted on September 1st about the National Flood Insurance Program potentially lapsing, beginning on October 1st, which is tomorrow! Well, yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a temporary extension of government funding (which includes funding for the National Flood Insurance Program). This had been previously approved by the Senate....

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Electric Car Charging Station Coming to Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg residents have long been known to hold the view that taking care of our environment is very important. As such, many have started using rain barrels, compost bins, solar energy, electric cars, etc. Well, the leaders of Harrisonburg have taken notice, and in October, Harrisonburg Electric Commission (HEC) will...

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Dayton to Ban Truck Traffic?

Dayton, Virginia, is located just a few miles south of Harrisonburg off of Route 42. It is a quaint and friendly town, known for its buggies, farmers market, and the annual harvest festival (which is coming up next Saturday, October 1st!). Recently, the Dayton Town Council voted unanimously in favor...

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National Flood Insurance Program May Lapse Again

Back in April of 2010, we reported that the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was reauthorized after it had lapsed (but had been made retroactive to the lapse date). Basically, it had expired for some time, then reauthorized, and all policies written during the lapsed time were back-dated. This made...

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