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The work to pass the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance reform law gained another powerful ally this week, as the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America have thrown their support behind the bill.

Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser is one of many local officials who have traveled to Washington, urging lawmakers to take action and prevent the massive increases to flood insurance rates, and he joins the Eyewitness Morning News with more on this week's new developments.

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