Lawmakers Ask If States Or Feds Should Handle Missile AlertsThe confusion — and panic — have raised questions about whether any state should be solely responsible for notifying the public of such an event — especially as Washington and North Korea trade insults and threats.
FEMA Allowing Churches To Apply For Hurricane Disaster AidThe Federal Emergency Management Agency has revised its policies to allow houses of worship to apply for some federal aid to help deal with damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Lack Of Transparency Clouds Texas Spending After HarveyTexas has been awarded billions in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that followed, but it's unclear how the state is spending its share of the money.
Poll Finds Many Harvey Victims Saying They Still Need HelpThe poll is another indication of how families along the Texas coast continue struggling in wake of the Category 4 storm, which left Houston underwater and killed more than 80 people.
Nearly 894,000 Texans Apply For FEMA Harvey Aid By DeadlineThe Federal Emergency Management Agency says nearly 894,000 people in Texas met this week's deadline to register for federal disaster assistance to help them recover from Hurricane Harvey.
Texas Cities Seeking More Help With Recovery From Hurricane HarveyOfficials in southeast Texas are calling for state legislators to give communities more assistance as they continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey.
FEMA Rethinking Ban On Disaster Aid To Church BuildingsWhen disaster strikes, houses of worship are often on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely denied aid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency when it comes time to repair or rebuild their damaged sanctuaries.
FEMA: Disaster Relief Now Costing $200 Million A DayThe head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the U.S. is spending more than $200 million each day on the response to three major hurricanes and huge wildfires.
Texas FEMA Federal Disaster AssistanceU.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement urging Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in order to qualify for federal disaster assistance by FEMA’s new Friday, November 24th deadline
Political Firestorm Between Texas Republicans Over Harvey Relief AidA source tells CBS11, Governor Abbott felt let down by Texas Republicans in the House for a lack of leadership and for not fighting hard enough for Harvey relief.
President Trump Tweets Puerto Rico Can't Get Aid 'Forever'President Donald Trump is criticizing hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and says the government can't keep federal aid there "forever."
White House To Seek $29B Disaster Aid PackageThe Trump administration is finalizing a $29 billion disaster aid package that combines $16 billion to shore up the government-backed flood insurance program with almost $13 billion in new relief for hurricane victims.