Articles in Category: 'FEMA'

By: Matt Mayer | Posted: November 1, 2012 3:55 AM
In a shameless attempt to politicize Hurricane Sandy, The New York Times rushed out an editorial, "A Big Storm Requires Big Government," attacking conservatives for advocating a rebalancing of disaster response responsibilities.
 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: September 26, 2011 12:42 AM

The end of the federal government’s fiscal year comes next Friday, and once again Congress is scrambling to fund all our agencies without suffering a government shutdown. The speaker of the House, Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, learned Wednesday that this is not always as easy as it might seem.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 23, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Leaving a thrashed Puerto Rico and heading north, Hurricane Irene was powering up Tuesday morning.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will chair the Emergency Communications, Preparedness and Response Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee -- giving the Florida Republican leadership the job of overseeing FEMA and emergency responses.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: June 28, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Congress will spend this final week before it breaks for a week to celebrate our nation’s birthday spending more money, adding to our exploding debt and hoping to help small businesses expand and be able to borrow money. We’ll see how well they do when this writer submits the Friday column.

 
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By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: June 19, 2010 5:35 AM
 

Congress found itself mostly tied up in knots this week, as both the Senate and the House chambers tried to find votes for passage of bills that have huge price tags, and have no offsets or spending cuts to pay the cost of the bills.

 
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Posted: March 17, 2010 4:55 PM
 

Less than three weeks into his new job, Interim Director of Florida Emergency Management David Halstead faced a make or break situation.

 
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