FEMA funding freeze could affect Joplin, other Missouri communities

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 | 3:59 p.m. CDT; updated 8:17 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 31, 2011

ST. LOUIS — Disaster-struck communities counting on federal aid for recovery need to know which rebuilding projects will be delayed as money is shifted to other parts of the country, Gov. Jay Nixon told the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday.