Problems Still Plague Katrina Recovery

It's been almost two years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, but local politicians said they continued to face day-to-day obstacles with the emergency management agency meant to help them. "Although funds have been obligated by the federal government for our recovery, municipalities are often unable to access the cash needed to begin critical projects," New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin told a Senate subcommittee hearing on disaster relief Tuesday. "As a result, the slow pace and...Full Story
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