Friday, September 16, 2005

Bush Speech Details Aid Programs for Gulf Region

All Things Considered, September 15, 2005 ยท President Bush proposes what many are calling the biggest bailout for a region in national history as the federal government moves to help repair the extensive damage inflicted on the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina.

In an address to the nation from New Orleans Thursday evening, the president outlined a massive reconstruction plan to restore areas devastated by the hurricane and the flooding that followed. He touched on areas from rebuilding water and electrical systems to mail delivery and simplified procedures to attain federal help. (more...)

[from National Public Radio]

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