I remember how incredulous I was in June 2001, when a mere tropical storm named Allison dumped more than 30 inches of rain on Houston, then moved to south Louisiana and kept pouring.
There has been a consistent drumbeat of late dominating the airwaves sung by a chorus of politicians, interest groups and talking heads. They want fiscal reform and they want it now.
President Donald Trump has issued a federal emergency declaration for Louisiana as a storm that’s flooded Houston dumps heavy bands of rain on that state.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana's preparations for Hurricane Harvey (all times local):
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