Good News! Senate passes Flood Insurance Bill

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  On Thursday the US Senate gave final congressional approval to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HR.3370). The bill passed the Senate 72-22. It has passed the House and will now head to the President’s desk for signature. The bipartisan legislation going to the White House includes offsets for the costs of H.R.3370, which… Read more »

Touching Story

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OBX businesses help ‘Napkin Notes Dad’ return to Nags Head By Submitted Story on March 4, 2014 Emma and Garth Callaghan, who is battling several forms of cancer, appeared on the Today show. He has been writing notes for his daughter’s lunch since she was in kindergarten. Resort Realty and the popular Rachael Ray Showrecently partnered to put… Read more »

Update on Wright Bridge Repaving Project

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Wright Bridge repaving project will not be finished by spring By Sam Walker on February 28, 2014 Work on the bridge continued today. (Sam Walker) Thanks to this winter’s brutal weather, the westbound Wright Memorial Bridge resurfacing project will not be finished this spring as originially planned. “I do not believe there is any scenario that the… Read more »

Please call NC House Representatives today and urge them to vote for HR3370 — Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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A vote on H.R. 3370 -Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act has been delayed until next week. The bill needs 287 votes to pass the House. Only 3 out of 12 NC Reps have co-sponsored the bill: Walter Jones, Renee Ellmers and Mike McIntyre. Continue calling as outlined in OBAR/OBHBA’s call for action below: PLEASE CALL… Read more »