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Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act


The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act [Public law 100-707] isĀ  oft amended. It is not a comprehensive federal crisis response statute for domestic civil catastrophes. In the 112th Congress currently 115 proposed amendments have been introduced. … Continue reading

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Destruction of Civil Liberties?


Wars tend to end with erosion of civil liberties. One among many reasons to oppose them. On the HLSWATCH.COM blog is a post and comments relating to proposed codification of indefinite detention even fro US citizens in the National Defense … Continue reading

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Congress and the March 4th, 2011 Deadlines


Today the Executive Branch of the US government is under a Continuing Resolution (CR) that expires March 4, 2010. There also is a needed increase in the borrowing authority of the US government by that date or it would be … Continue reading

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