As he prepares for re-election next year, Senator Ted Cruz faces a challenge in helping millions of people — in his hometown, Houston, and beyond — rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.
Five years after the storm that wreaked havoc in New York, some victims are still rebuilding their homes. What can Houston learn from the city’s mistakes?
The hurricane has transformed the budget debate, turning Republican critics of federal spending into proponents of billions of dollars of storm relief.
Texas lawmakers say they voted against the 2013 aid bill because it included spending unrelated to Sandy. There’s a factual bone to pick with this claim.
The likely need for a multibillion-dollar emergency relief measure creates another urgent issue for Congress to address in what was already expected to be a busy September.