The cost of the recovery effort for this week's tornadoes in Oklahoma is likely to be high and residents who've lost homes and businesses will likely turn to the federal government for emergency disaster aid.
However, you have a track record of opposing funding of disaster aid for other parts of the country.Just last year you backed a plan to slash disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy.You also have voted against increased funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which administers federal disaster relief.
We would like you to officially announce that you are changing your stance on disaster relief.
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Oklahoma currently ranks third in the nation after Texas and California in terms of total federal disaster and fire declarations, which kickstart the federal emergency relief funding process.Thus,...