The National Flood Insurance Program expired on Sunday after the Senate failed to pass the latest temporary extension to the cash-strapped program prior to the Easter recess.

Senators are expected to take action on H.R. 4851, the Continuing Extension Act, when they return on April 12th. For the past few years, the NFIP has survived on a series of temporary extensions as legislators have been unable to forge a consensus on the program. The primary point of contention is whether to include coverage for wind damage in the program.

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