EDITORIAL: FEMA should be returned to Cabinet
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By GERARD SHIELDS
With hurricane season less than two weeks away, Congress is playing proverbial political football with the agency designated to handle the nation's natural disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
A Senate committee has recommended scrapping the agency and starting over by creating a new, stronger department in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where FEMA has existed since 2003.
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