Flood Insurance Reform Bill Passage

As we all thankfully watch the river waters begin to recede here in Western Nebraska, I am also pleased to pass along information that our government has been hard at work to ensure the continuation of the protections afforded by the National Flood Insurance Program. As a member of the Legislative Committee for the Big “I”  (Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association), I have worked closely with senators and congressmen for many years in forwarding legislation that is beneficial to consumers and to trying to prevent changes that would be detrimental to the industry. Below is a new release about the latest Big “I” success:   Big ā€œIā€ Applauds House Passage[…]

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Come Heck or High Water

The camera focuses on a family enjoying a nice day out on the lake in a small boat. The camera pans out and we discover not a lake and a lovely day for a picnic…but rather, we see submerged roof tops and water cluttered with debris. The helicopter suddenly appears overhead, extends a lift system and raises the family to safety. Something like this always “happens to someone else”. Watch the video below to see flooding happening to other Nebraskans. This demonstrates that the possibility of floods happening in “land locked”, “drought ridden” Nebraska is not so far fetched. Have you[…]

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Spring 2011 Newsletter

My 2011 Spring Newsletter is now available! Click here to read about how to prepare for an emergency (a natural disaster, a storm, a man-made catastrophe or other situation).  Review the pull out checklist to create your emergency kit (Did you know you need three of them?). Or explore the need for, and steps to take to ensure the safety and care of your family and your pets in a crisis situation. And much, much more! You can access past issues of our newsletter on our website: http://www.insurance-by-katie.com/. Enjoy!Do you have a topic you would like to see addressed in our next issue?

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