Friday, September 16, 2011
Senate approves $7B disaster aid plan – USATODAY.com: The chamber advanced the legislation by a 62-37 vote to defeat a Republican filibuster. Ten Republicans joined with every Democrat to adopt the measure, which includes $500 million in immediate, emergency funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to make sure FEMA won't have to cut off help for victims of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee at the end of the month.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
LSU students establish Genesis Nonprofit | The News Star | thenewsstar.com: Louisiana State University students Garrett Collins, Russell Collins and David Jones are working on getting more than just a degree. They are also aiming to make history through philanthropy.