Tag: Emergency management

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

WASHINGTON — Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on...
Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds

MONTECITO, Calif. — After power and drinking water return, and cleanup crews haul away the last of the boulders and muck that splintered homes...
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HONOLULU — The missile threat mistakenly sent Saturday by Hawaii officials came just a few minutes after a shift change at state Emergency Operations...
‘We made a mistake’ Hawaii sends false missile alert

HONOLULU — A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida legislators head into week two of their 60-day annual session poised to take up two of the most important issues...
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In a story Jan. 12, The Associated Press reported that Florida Sen. Bill Nelson praised the Republican governor for his efforts to get...
Lawmakers tackle crime as New Mexico state finances improve

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez are preparing to boost spending on public schools, early childhood education programs...
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State health officials are proposing a multifaceted plan for confronting the drug crisis killing hundreds of West Virginians each year, one...
Nursing homes swamped Florida governor’s phone after Irma

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida, Gov. Rick Scott gave out his cellphone number during a conference call with...
Haiti ‘shocked and outraged’ over reported Trump remarks

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti...

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