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Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

Northland Flooding

SBA Offers Low-Interest Loans After Minn. Floods

The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted a disaster declaration for three Minnesota counties and an Indian reservation that will give home- and business-owners who lost property in June’s floods access to low interest loans.

08/17/2012

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dayton Asks SBA To Declare Disaster In NE Minn.

Gov. Mark Dayton is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to declare parts of northeastern Minnesota a disaster area because of storms and flooding in June.

08/15/2012

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FEMA Denies Minn. Appeal For Individual Flood Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is standing by its denial of flood aid for individuals and businesses in northeastern Minnesota.

08/10/2012

(credit: CBS)

As Promised, Dayton Appeals FEMA Flood Aid Denial

Gov. Mark Dayton is raising concerns about the safety and sanitation of northeastern Minnesota homes that were badly damaged by summer flooding and that won’t be covered by federal assistance.

08/01/2012

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Dayton Calls FEMA Aid Denial ‘Cruel And Wrong’

Promising a swift appeal, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is blasting a federal decision to deny aid to homeowners and businesses repair properties from last month’s severe flooding.

07/26/2012

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Good Question: What Does It Take To Get FEMA’s Aid?

With a one-page letter, the Federal Emergency Management Agency told residents of Duluth with flood damaged homes that they’d have to find help elsewhere. The federal government will not be helping them rebuild their homes.

07/25/2012

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FEMA: No Flood Aid For Individual Minn. Homeowners

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Gov. Mark Dayton’s request for federal aid to help northeastern Minnesota homeowners and small businesses repair properties damaged in last month’s floods.

07/25/2012

Willow River

Northland Residents Look To Post-Flood Future

People dealing with damage from the Northland flooding are starting to get a sense for the amount of work and money it will take to recover.

07/07/2012

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Flood Damage Teams Begin Work Tuesday

Teams of federal, state and local representatives will begin work to tally flood damage in 13 Minnesota counties and the Fond du Lac reservation on Tuesday.

06/25/2012

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FEMA Assessing NE Minnesota Flooding Damage

FEMA teams are heading to the Northland to begin assessing the damage from last Wednesday’s historical flooding.

06/24/2012

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MN Calls On FEMA After Flooding

Minnesota has taken the first formal step toward seeking a federal disaster declaration for its ongoing flooding.

06/21/2012

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Good Question: Where Does Clean-Up Money Come From?

The mayor of Duluth says there is at least $100 million worth of damage to clean up. In a time where budgets are tight, where does the clean-up money come from?

06/21/2012

(credit: Jim Showalter)

Federal Disaster Aid Available After Minn. Storms

Federal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month’s string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.

08/13/2011

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