Posted by | October 30, 2012 15:23 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Cheston Catalano

FEMA now has a $14.8 billion budget, but that could change.

 Should the sequester take effect, the White House estimates that the agency would lose about $878 million, largely from programs that provide direct relief to disaster victims. That said, whether or not the sequester goes into effect, Congress has also provided new emergency funding for disaster relief thanks to the debt-ceiling deal.

By: Cheston Catalano

Cheston Catalano is a Kentucky-based journalist whose work has been featured in the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. He is a long-time contributor to Liberaland.