U.S. Airlines Seek Billions In Aid, TSA Allows Carry-On Liquid Hand SanitizerIt is asking for $29 billion in federal grants, with $25 billion for passenger airlines and $4 billion for cargo carriers.
Free Disaster Legal Hotline Available To Those Affected By North Texas Tornadoes, Severe StormsThe toll-free legal hotline will connect callers with legal aid providers in their area who can help with such issues as replacing lost documents, insurance questions, landlord-tenant problems and consumer protection matters.
Texas Man Arrested On Charges Of Trying To Aid Islamic State An 18-year-old south Texas man has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making information and attempting to support the Islamic State organization.
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.
Barbeque Hauls In Donations For Texas Church Shooting VictimsOrganizers announced the event online a few days earlier and expected to feed maybe a few thousand people. But within an hour, the group ran out of the 5,000 pounds of meat volunteers stayed up smoking overnight.
Senate Passes $36.5B Disaster Aid Bill; Trump Signature NextThe Senate passed a $36.5 billion emergency aid measure Tuesday to refill disaster accounts, provide a much-needed cash infusion to Puerto Rico, and bail out the federal flood insurance program.
Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief Package The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
Texas Requests $19B In Additional Harvey AidThe Texas congressional delegation asked Thursday for $19 billion to help the Lone Star State recover from Harvey, with both Republicans and Democrats teaming up behind a request to repair water projects and help homeowners and communities rebuild from the storm.
President Trump Heads To Puerto Rico To Survey Hurricane DamagePresident Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism of the federal government's sluggish response continues.
Trump Mulls Cargo Waiver For Puerto Rico As Response Criticism BuildsUnder pressure to do more to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was considering waiving a little-known federal law that prohibits foreign-flagged ships from shuttling goods between U.S. ports.
House Sends $15B Harvey Aid Bill, Debt Hike To Trump To SignThe House voted overwhelmingly on Friday to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Donald Trump.