Summer hurricanes, wildfires and storms loom as FEMA faces pressure to step up

Emergency agency pleads for more money from Congress as disaster declarations surge

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The Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon fire on Sunday, May 8. (Public domain photo via the National Wildfire Coordinating Group)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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