Federal Pullback, Climate Change Could Boost State Spending on Disasters

Read the full story at Stateline.

But as the country faces an increasing number of billion-dollar disasters, federal officials are considering scaling back that spending, aiming to save taxpayer money and encourage states to prepare for disasters with their own resources.

See also: Part One of Storm Surge: How States Will Have to Step Up As Disasters Become More Frequent and Expensive

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