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Old 01-31-2010, 06:50 PM
 
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It's all laid out by statute. See the North Carolina Emergency Management Act.
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Old 02-01-2010, 12:27 PM
 
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5 inches of snow is not a cause for martial law, as you seem to suggest.

I decide whether I need to be out and when, not the governor.
Amen to that!
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Old 02-02-2010, 11:58 AM
 
Location: Wendell NC
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I think states can get federal funds if needed as well when they declare a state of emergency (I'm not totally sure about that though)
Bingo!!!
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Old 02-02-2010, 12:03 PM
 
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I think states can get federal funds if needed as well when they declare a state of emergency (I'm not totally sure about that though)
I think you're thinking of a federal disaster declaration.

FEMA: 2010 Federal Disaster Declarations
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Old 02-02-2010, 12:22 PM
 
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I think you're thinking of a federal disaster declaration.

FEMA: 2010 Federal Disaster Declarations

That's a scary thought.
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Old 02-02-2010, 02:58 PM
 
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It lets them overpay the state employees.
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