Two pieces of news provide a flicker of hope amid the doom and gloom.
by KAREN NARAG
Targeted News Service
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 -- Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (S. 1846) to "delay the implementation of certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012."
The bill was introduced on Dec. 17 and has 27 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., Al Franken, D-Minn., Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Kay Hagan, D-N.C., Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., John Hoeven, R-N.D., Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Mary C. Landrieu, D-La., Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Bill Nelson, D-Fla., Jack Reed, D-R.I., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Tim Scott, R-S.C., David Vitter, R-La., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss.
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