Government spending a point of discontent for disaster victims

September 26, 2011 at 5:59 pm in INFORUM

WATERBURY, Vt. For disaster victims rebuilding their homes, towns and lives, the anxiety is matched only by anger at Congress for entangling their future in a political battle over government spending.
A sharply divided Congress had repeatedly rejected a deal that included funding federal disaster assistance, raising fears that there would be no plan to continue aid for victims of disaster like storms Irene and Lee or the tornado in Joplin, Mo. Continue Reading