New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on Thursday urged the Bush administration to speed aid to Hurricane Katrina victims, suggesting the government was not meeting its legal obligations to help the city recover.
At a news briefing, Nagin bemoaned the procedures to get money for housing and to rebuild roads and power systems. ”A bureaucratic maze,” he branded them.
While Congress last year appropriated billions of dollars for Katrina relief, the city has seen a tiny fraction of that amount. more
My heart goes out to those in New Orleans. They still need a ton of help.