Club For Growth Will Punish Reps Who Vote For Sandy Aid
The group will punish House members who vote to aid Sandy victims.
The Club will “key-vote” the measure, using it to compile an annual rating for each lawmaker…
“Congress should not allow the federal government to be involved in the flood insurance industry in the first place, let alone expand the National Flood Insurance Program’s authority,” a statement from the Club’s Andy Roth said.
An NFIP reform bill was passed with bipartisan support in the last Congress, but some conservatives believe the program should be ended or slowly curtailed.
Supporters of NFIP say that the private marketplace will not offer flood protection to the public at affordable rates, making a government program necessary.