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Gop Disaster Relief

Democrats Aim To Boost Disaster Aid For Hurricanes Irene, Katrina, Setting Up Fight With GOP

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats unveiled legislation Tuesday providing $6 billion in new disaster aid to help both victims of Hurricane Irene and ...

White House Requests Billions In Disaster Relief, Setting Up Fight With GOP

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The White House told Congress on Thursday there's a need for more than $5 billion in additional di...

Eric Cantor: Disaster Relief Funding Has 'No Strings Attached'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/The Huffington Post) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he never suggested that disaster funds for victims of Hurricane Irene...

Kirsten Gillibrand Blasts Eric Cantor Over Disaster Relief

YNN | By Web Staff | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

Senator Gillibrand said, "I think it's irresponsible, and I think he lacked judgement, and I think he should come and begin to meet with the homes, th...

Season of Calamities Necessitates Compassion Aid: Don't Require Offsets for Emergency Disaster Relief

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Rep. Cedric L. Richmond

House GOP leaders have proposed requiring an offset for emergency humanitarian aid for Americans, but leaving American disaster victims to languish is morally reprehensible and un-American.