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FEMA maps could cause higher rates

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 6:16pm

Senator David Vitter wants FEMA to stop updating flood maps in certain areas.

On Monday, the Louisiana Republican said that many areas could face a rise in insurance rates if FEMA is allowed to update maps before levee rapairs are done.

Lafourche and Rapides Parish are working to fix deficient levees.