Governor Rick Perry (R) is putting that ol’ “everything’s better in Texas” motto to the test. He appears in a new TV ad campaign in hopes of enticing New York businesses to ditch the Empire State. The governor wants not only New Yorkers, but others across the country to know that his state is open for business.
It was nearly two months ago that President Obama stood before the residents of West, TX and vowed the nation would help "rebuild their community" after a deadly blast devastated the town. A total of 15 people were killed and countless homes were destroyed in the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion. Today, the city's mayor, Tommy Muska, reacted to FEMA's denial of financial assistance to aid in rebuilding efforts.
FEMA is refusing to provide money to help rebuild West, Texas. The small Texas town was devastated when a deadly fertilizer plant explosion destroyed numerous homes and killed 15 people.
Moments ago, President Obama spoke at memorial service for the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.
Moments ago, Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police Department provided an update on the search and rescue effort following a massive blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
New video shows the complete devastation left behind after an explosion occurred Wednesday night at a West, Texas fertilizer plant.
Young Erick Perez had been playing basketball with his friends in West, Texas when just a few hundred feet away, he saw a fertilizer plant become ablaze. That's when he started shooting video of the scene, just seconds before a massive blast rocked the city.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reporting that there have been two major explosions at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas. Emergency crews are responding. There are reportedly major injuries and multiple structures involved.