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Republicans Stall FEMA Aid

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Natural disaster victims will have to wait for relief aid a bit longer thanks to House Republicans. Senate Republicans blocked a “$7 billion aid package  for relief funding of the natural disasters that have swept the country this summer” (abcnews.com). According to abcnews.com: Democrats again need 60 votes to advance the […]

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Preparing for Hurricane Irene

After a 5.9 earthquake that shook most of the northeast coast, hurricane Irene is on its way to make landfall to our area Sunday night or early Monday, as a category 1 or 2. Hurricane Irene’s expected path includes North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. States have already set precautionary arrangements for the safety of […]

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