Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Calif.), a former Insurance Commissioner and a life-long rancher, has won praise for his bipartisan legislation, the Flood Insurance for Farmers Act, H.R. 4020.
An article from Capital Press and a Rural TV news report, both included below, explain why H.R. 4020 is needed and how it helps agricultural communities. For more resources on this bill, including a section-by-section summary, visit the Flood Insurance for Farmers Act webpage.