President to Pursue Gulf of Mexico Wind Energy

Project expected to generate power enough for 3 million homes.  The White House announced on Wednesday that President Biden’s administration will pursue the development of offshore wind energy…

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HUD Approves New Mexico Disaster Assistance

Provides funding and 90-day foreclosure moratorium. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the availability of emergency assistance for those affected by wildfires in New…

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FEMA Accepting Applicants for Wildfire Commission

New group will recommend strategies for wildfire federal policy. The Interior, Agriculture, and Homeland Security Departments announced that the new Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission is now…

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President’s Administration to Deliver Free Omicron Tests

Other steps being taken to help states combat virus.  President Biden announced Tuesday that the administration will open federal COVID-19 testing sites in New York City this week and buy 500…

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Hundreds of Thousands Still Without Power in Louisiana

It has been 9 days since Hurricane Ida devastated the region. A tremendous number of homes and businesses in Louisiana, mostly outside of New Orleans, still do not…

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President Announces Hurricane Ida Response

Points to climate change as the cause of increasing disasters.  As several states dealt with massive floods and major property damage across the Gulf states and Northeastern seaboard…

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COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opened for Afghanistan Arrivals

Located near the airport receiving Afghan evacuees. According to the World Health Organization, less than 5 percent of the Afghan population have been vaccinated against COVID-19. To prevent…

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FEMA Administrator to Visit Western Wildfire States

Eighty large wildfires currently burning across the West. FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell will make her first trip to wildfire-affected states amid another dangerous week of extreme heat and…

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FEMA Unveils Changes to National Flood Insurance

“We are putting equity at the forefront,” Secretary Mayorkas said. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) set out changes to the National Flood Insurance Program that it says…

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FEMA to Reimburse COVID Funeral Costs

Families will be reimbursed up to $7,000. Buried deep within the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act is a financial reimbursement for funeral and burial expenses for…

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