Sep 21, 2011 — House Democrats objected to Republican efforts to pay for $3.7 billion in FEMA disaster funding with offsetting cuts to an advanced technology program Democrats insisted was needed to maintain tens of thousands of auto industry jobs. The hard place was Tea Party Republicans who wanted deeper cuts than were in the bill.
Apr 28, 2011 — Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has posted a video in which he warns that "today, we're going to see more severe weather." So, he says, "have a safe place to go and act quickly" if a tornado is near.
Sep 27, 2011 — Republicans say the impasse underscored why it's important to scrutinize government spending. Democrats say they stood up for important programs.
Sep 26, 2011 — Lawmakers in Washington are still at odds over how to put some more money into the coffers of the stretched-thin Federal Emergency Management Agency. If the dispute isn't settled by the end of the week, part of the government might have to shut down.
Sep 20, 2011 — A dispute over how much money to give the Federal Emergency Management Agency has Republicans and Democrats at odds again, with a Sept. 30 deadline looming.
Aug 29, 2011 — "It's a system of bureaucratic central economic planning, which is a policy that is deeply flawed," the congressman and Republican presidential candidate says.