Tagged: tornadoes

Tom Cotton’s Five Reckless Votes Against Disaster Relief (Vincent Insalaco Commentary)

by Vincent Insalaco 6/18/2014 11:07 am

Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Vincent Insalaco says Tom Cotton's votes against Hurricane Sandy aid are "troubling" and would have hurt Arkansans.

A Bold Stance On A Stormy Issue (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 6/11/2014 11:25 am

Democrats have been making hay over Tom Cotton's votes against federal disaster relief aid. On the surface, it seems like an open-and-shut case. But the facts shine a different light on Democrats' claims.

$2M Approved to Help Arkansas Tornado Recovery Efforts

by Associated Press 5/19/2014 3:09 pm

The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that more than $2 million has been approved to help Arkansans recover from last month's severe storms.

Respecting The Presidency And What It Represents (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 5/14/2014 11:30 am

The world of politics is inspiring, engaging and sometimes all consuming. While being politically aware and active is fundamentally a good thing, there are times when we need to come together as Americans and put our political obsessions aside.

Request to Add Counties to Arkansas Disaster List

by Associated Press 5/9/2014 4:37 pm

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is asking that nine counties be added to President Barack Obama's disaster declaration due to severe storms on April 27.

Vilonia Residents Pleased With Obama's Visit

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 5/8/2014 11:18 am

President Barack Obama has never fared well on Election Day in the central Arkansas community of Vilonia, however residents expressed gratitude Wednesday when Obama toured the damage and spoke to those affected by last week's deadly tornado.

Video: Obama Says US Will Help Arkansas Rebuild After Storms

by Associated Press 5/7/2014 3:56 pm

Surveying the remnants of nature's destructive power in the country's midsection, President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to residents of tornado-ravaged Arkansas communities that their government will stand with them until they finish rebuilding.

FEMA Opens Center to Aid Arkansas Tornado Victims

by Associated Press 5/7/2014 3:52 pm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening a disaster recovery center to assist Arkansans affected by last month's severe storms.