Feds shouldn't bear main responsibility for disaster relief, lawmaker says

05/27/2013 | Hill, The

The federal government should not be chiefly responsible for providing relief following disasters, said Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. "Oklahoma's done a great job. We had a rainy day fund, we took money from that," Coburn said. "We've had a great response from private money being donated and just the public as a whole pitching in."

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