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How Hurricane Katrina made the feds more powerful

Kettl, Donald F. (2015) How Hurricane Katrina made the feds more powerful. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (17 Aug 2015). Website.

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The federal government’s botched response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 permanently damaged the reputation of the then President George W. Bush, and led to a massive shift in how the government responds to similar large disasters. Donald F. Kettl writes that in the decade since the storm hit New Orleans, the federal government’s involvement in disaster relief has grown both in terms of money and oversight — and so have tensions with localities.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2015 16:02
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:50

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