Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

2:25am

Wed October 31, 2012
Election 2012

Sandy Underscores Debate Over Government's Role

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 11:09 am

President Obama offered thoughts and prayers Tuesday for all those who have been affected by Sandy. He also offered something more tangible: the full resources of the federal government.

"The most important message I have for them is that America's with you," he said. "We are standing behind you, and we are going to do everything we can to help you get back on your feet."

For Obama, the federal government is a critical vehicle for that kind of help. Republicans put more faith in local government, and even voluntary efforts.

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12:12pm

Wed April 25, 2012
The Two-Way

Survey Shows Uncertainty In Reporting Suspicious Activity

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 3:17 pm

At airports, train stations and other public places across the nation, the Department of Homeland Security's "See Something, Say Something" campaign has encouraged people to report suspicious activity in an effort to prevent terrorist attacks. But a recent government survey found citizens are not jumping in to report others.

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9:58am

Thu January 12, 2012
Politics

FEMA Reimburses State Forest Service For Fourmile, Reservoir Fires

Smoke and fire consume dry forest during the 2010 Reservoir Road wildfire north of Boulder
Nathan Heffel KUNC

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Wednesday it’s reimbursing the state for 75% of the cost of the 2010 Fourmile Canyon and Reservoir road fires. 

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