Governor Newsom Issues Emergency Proclamation To Support Recovery From Winter StormsSaturday, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation adding Trinity County to the state of emergency announced last week to assist several counties across the state affected by winter storms.
Gov. Newsom Issues Emergency Order To Help Recovering Wildfire CountiesGovernor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and issued a proclamation to help California counties affected by the recent wildfires, said Officials from the Governor's Office.
House Passes Disaster Relief Bill, Sending It To White House For President's ApprovalThe House of Representatives passed a multi-billion dollar disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature. The vote was 354-58.
Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It DownRomney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should "absolutely" be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was "immoral" to provide such relief in the face of "larger debts", emphasizing that "it makes no sense at all" to have such programs.
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs 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.
California Gets Federal Disaster Declaration For TsunamiPresident Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month's tsunami.