Flood insurance sanity: Grimm brokers deal to hold the line on premiums
Staten Island Advance Editorial on March 10, 2014 Thousands of Staten Islanders faced a devastating one-two punch when Hurricane Sandy struck not long after exorbitant rate hikes were approved for U.S. flood insurance policies. Many Island homeowners were already paying annual premiums of $2,500 or more for flood coverage even before those looming increases hit, bringing their premiums to perhaps $10,000 or higher. So Rep. Michael Grimm of Staten Island […]
Michael Grimm’s service to our nation began at the age of nineteen, when he left college after his freshman year and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps to serve the country that he loves and respects. After serving in the Persian Gulf War and being awarded a Combat Meritorious Promotion to Non-Commissioned Officer, Grimm returned as a combat veteran to an active reserve status and continued his education.