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“Because your request did not demonstrate how the emergency response associated with this situation is beyond the capability of the State and affected local governments or identify any direct federal assistance needed to save lives or protect property, an emergency declaration is not appropriate for this incident,” Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator William Craig Fugate wrote in response Scott’s request. Read more: dailycaller.com...
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: matafuchs
In the words of the immortal Kanye West...Obama doesn't care about Gay, Hispanic people. What a shock...he talks the talk, but fails to walk the walk.
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that FDLE has set aside more than $520,000 in residual Justice Assistance Grant funds for the City of Orlando and Orange County to be used for overtime pay for law enforcement and equipment associated with the terror attack. FDLE also requested $2 million in emergency Justice Assistance Grant funds from the Department of Justice to help with similar costs. The Florida Department of Children and Families is also directing $500,000 in funding to local providers for crisis counseling services which include grief counseling, trauma support, and emotional support for victims and their families and loved ones.
originally posted by: matafuchs
I could care less if it was Bush of Clinton or J F'n K...anything that is needed should be provided where there was a terror attack on US soil. This is not a power grid issue. Law enforcement is still on OT and working on an existing investigation. That is where funds are needed. I am not asking for money to bring back the dead. That is one of the most horrible responses I have seen.