‘We are concerned that a 47-story skyscraper that collapsed was not properly investigated’
‘The taxpayers in McAllen did not anticipate or create this problem’
Drone industry representatives have been eager to promote the non-lethal uses of unmanned aerial systems
People need to ‘calm down’ about possible RNC hurricane, says former FEMA director Michael Brown
‘The federal government cannot be everywhere at every moment. You have to help yourself’
‘Frustrations experienced in navigating the recovery process and assistance programs were tremendous’
House passes bill to fund the government through November, as Republicans back down from cuts to Department of Energy programs
Lawmakers reach agreement after FEMA announces it doesn’t immediately need additional funding
If the estimate is accurate, the agency won’t need additional funds and the cause for the current gridlock will disappear
‘Assistance at the time of a natural disaster, it should not be a controversial issue, it hasn’t been before’
Failure means the threat of government shutdown at the end of the month
Some Pennsylvania residents think a new rule mandating costly sprinkler installation in new homes is all wet
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How ACORN got half a million in taxpayer dollars for ‘fire prevention’
FEMA improperly awarded a $450,000 grant for fire safety and prevention to a New Orleans affiliate of ACORN
If the GOP doesn’t embrace conservatism this time around, a conservative third party will emerge.
The country would be better off if Obama didn’t deliver his next SOTU address to Congress.
Southern Poverty Law Center releases reports attempting to link political activism with extremism
As government grows, it becomes more bureaucratic and less able to respond to crises.
A lot of good has come from Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, which gave New Orleanians an opportunity to remake a broken city.