HUD

North Carolina denied 99% of requested Hurricane Matthew relief funds

RALEIGH, N.C. (WFXB) – Federal funds for hurricane recovery in North Carolina came in well below what the state requested. North Carolina asked the federal government for more than $900 million to help the Tar Heel State rebuild following Hurricane Matthew last year. Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced they’ve only been granted $6.1 million in relief money, less than 1%…

Dr. Ben Carson said what?

Ben Carson refers to slaves as ‘immigrants’ in first remarks to HUD staff

WASHINGTON – HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson is taking some heat after making some questionable comments about slavery and immigration. A statement posted late Monday on Carson’s Facebook page read, in part: “Immigrants made the choice to come to America. They saw this country as a land of opportunity. In contrast, slaves were forced here against their will and lost all…