The changes were included in a largely unrelated bill reauthorizing the
Among the provisions are changes to federal law that would allow flooded homeowners who took out
The law would also ease penalties on public school districts that didn't carry flood insurance on all their buildings, create an independent arbitration process for local governments to dispute
Leaders from both parties struck a deal on the sprawling legislative package during the weekend. The bill is expected to clear the
Exactly when senators will vote on the package, however, was thrown into uncertainty this week. The FAA's authorization expires at midnight on Sunday and lawmakers had previously anticipated President
But Senate Majority Leader
Senators are instead considering passing a short-term extension of the FAA on in order to buy the chamber time until
Despite the delay, lawmakers remained confident that the overhaul package has enough support to clear the
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