Durbin Confident FEMA Will Grant Relief For Tornado DamageU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) said Wednesday he's confident that federal officials will reverse their denial of federal disaster relief funds to five tornado-ravaged counties in southern Illinois.
Quinn To Challenge FEMA Denial Of Tornado Relief AidGov. Pat Quinn says he will appeal the Federal Emergency Management Agency's denial of assistance to homeowners affected by the southern Illinois tornado.
Quinn, Senators Furious After FEMA Denies Tornado AidBoth U.S. Senators from Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn, are unhappy with the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny disaster aid to Southern Illinois counties ravaged by tornadoes.
Paul: No Federal Money For Tornado Victims U.S. Rep. and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul (R-Texas) says victims of the tornados in downstate Harrisburg and elsewhere in the Midwest and South shouldn’t receive any federal aid, and should instead buy insurance.
Illinois Holds Statewide Tornado DrillLess than a week after a tornado killed six people in downstate Harrisburg, the State of Illinois is holding a drill in every county Tuesday morning.
Tornado Relief: Discount Tire Begins Aid Campaign For Southern IllinoisIn the wake of the destruction left by a massive tornado in downstate Harrisburg, residents in southern Illinois are in desperate need of relief.
Multiple Tornado Warnings Again In Southern IllinoisJust two days after a tornado killed six people and destroyed dozens of buildings in Southern Illinois, multiple tornado warnings have been issued for the area again.
Harrisburg Residents Begin Process Of Healing After TornadoResidents of Harrisburg, Ill., are now trying to come to grips with the devastation of a massive EF-4 tornado that struck on Wednesday morning and killed six people.

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