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State backs Mississippi lawsuit over flood insurance

Florida endorsed a Mississippi federal lawsuit Tuesday, challenging the Federal Emergency Management Administration's decision to raise rates in the National Flood Insurance Program.

Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater had announced on Oct. 10 that they planned to file a "friend of the court" brief in the U.S. District Court for southern Mississippi. The brief announced by Scott and Bondi on Tuesday made four main arguments:

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