The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is standing by its denial of flood aid for individuals and businesses in northeastern Minnesota.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FEMA teams are heading to the Northland to begin assessing the damage from last Wednesday’s historical flooding.
Minnesota has taken the first formal step toward seeking a federal disaster declaration for its ongoing flooding.
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?
Federal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month’s string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.