Rep. Velazquez Issues Statement on National Preparedness Month
Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez, D-New York, chairman of the House Small Business Committee, issued the following statement on National Preparedness Month:
"When natural disaster strikes, the federal government must be prepared to help. For years, the Small Business Administration has been a crucial part of the recovery process, offering low-cost loans and assistance to small businesses, homeowners, and renters affected by a natural disaster.
"Sadly, each year after disaster strikes, too man...