FEMA halts $2,000 critical-needs checks
GOP may block more storm funding for La.
The $9 billion bill was offered by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and ranking committee member Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. But Baucus noted on the Senate floor that the bill lacked the ability to pass because of "three or four" Republican senators.
'Life's blood' sought for N.O.
U.S. Sen. David Vitter said Friday he's made little progress persuading federal officials to set aside a specific percentage of storm-recovery jobs for Louisiana resident
Rescue group finds pet dogs tied, shot in St. Bernard school