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Katrina Recovery

Federal Report Questions Use Of Katrina Recovery Funds

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new federal report says Mississippi officials accepted unsupported population growth estimates in developing a plan to use $...

Katrina Pain Index 2011: Race, Gender, Poverty

Bill Quigley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Six years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast. The impact of Katrina and government bungling continue to inflict major pain on the people left behind. These numbers offer some hints of what remains.

Make a Hands-On Difference: Katrina Volunteers Still Needed

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anne Dilenschneider

The United Methodist Committee On Relief is the only major relief agency still on the ground rebuilding Louisiana after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. They still need volunteers and you can help!

Judge: Hurricane Katrina Flooding Was Caused By Army Corps Of Engineers' Negligence

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Army Corps of Engineers' failure to properly maintain a navigation channel led to massive...

Beth Butler Fired By ACORN; Director Of Louisiana ACORN Is Companion Of Founder Wade Rathke

The Times-Picayune | Gordon Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Beth Butler, the longtime executive director of Lousiana ACORN, was terminated by the organization's national leadership Monday amid a power struggle ...

Sam Stein

Here Comes The Story Of A Hurricane McCain | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The topic-de-jour in Campaign 08 on Thursday was the National Catastrophe Fund, a pocket of loot that would help states to stabilize the insurance mar...