Perry Hopes Obama Stays "True to His Word" on West

After learning that the Federal Emergency Management Agency would not provide additional money to help the town of West recover from a devastating fertilizer plant explosion, Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that he hopes President Obama will stay "true to his word" to help the town's residents recover.

FEMA, which provided millions of dollars in aid after the April plant blast that killed 15 people and destroyed several buildings, rejected the state's aid request on the basis that the explosion was “not of the severity and magnitude that warrants a major disaster declaration,” according to a letter from ...

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