Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
The Southeastern Michigan Red Cross has sent help to the East coast and more could be on the way as downgraded Sandy makes its way inland.
Local volunteers will work in shelter operations, facilities and health services.
More than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan who went on strike in March in a dispute related to contract negotiations are expected back at work.
For nearly 40 years, one man has stood at the helm of the Southeast Michigan Red Cross. But now their leader is stepping down and being bestowed the highest honor imaginable – a letter from the White House.
As we head into Memorial Day there are many things to remember, packing, grilling and heading to the pool. But, it is also important to remember to be safe.
A strike by more than 200 American Red Cross workers in Michigan in a dispute related to contract negotiations has hit the two-week mark.
Some American Red Cross workers in Michigan could go on strike Friday in a dispute over contract negotiations.
They’re the second busiest Red Cross Disaster Relief Team in the country — and their 74-year-old fearless leader isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.
A group of local Red Cross volunteers is headed to Louisville, Kentucky, to help residents there recover from the recent tornado.