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FEMA Supporting Specific Legislation on Making Tribes Equal to States

 


WASHINGTON – It’s been over six months since the Obama White House and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said they were in favor of tribes being able to directly request emergency support from the President of the United States, as states now do, and the agency is finally supporting specific legislation that would amend the Stafford Act to make that change a reality.

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