Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Sandy Shows Disaster-Relief Funding Is a Disaster - Bloomberg
Sandy Shows Disaster-Relief Funding Is a Disaster - Bloomberg: The Hurricane Sandy aid discussion has been noticeably lacking in common sense. On Jan. 4, the House of Representatives approved a scaled-back $9.7 billion aid package and promised to debate the additional $51 billion offered by the Senate on Jan. 15. But the most obvious solution to disaster-relief spending remains unexplored: budgeting for it ahead of time.