MS Governor to Poor Residents Facing Historic Floods: Good Luck, You’re Basically on Your Own
By Lauren Kelley, AlterNet
Posted on May 13, 2011, Printed on May 13, 2011
Let’s say you’re the governor of a state that’s about to face near record-breaking floods, and those floods are expected to disproportionately affect one of the most poverty-stricken areas of the United States. What would be on your agenda? Mobilizing an evacuation plan, pehaps? Or maybe preparing to offer state assistance to flood victims?