Nicole Gelinas

Should disaster-prone states pay for their own recovery?

Should the federal government cover 100% of the cost of the recovery of major disasters? Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to explain how FEMA works in disaster recovery and debate how much states should rely on the federal government.

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Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to reveal how small business owners are impacted by global economic disruptions, like what’s happening in China, Greece and Puerto Rico.
Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the failed practice of continuing to prop up insolvent organizations and countries instead of letting them fail and start over.
Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the failures of economies that practice a form of government-backed capitalism, like China.
There could be 100 other cities and some states who are essentially bankrupt. Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to report on the many U.S. cities and some states that are in such dire financial straits that bankruptcy is in their future.
How many years will the Detroit bankruptcy take? Nicole Gelinas joins Jim Blasingame to report on the constitutional and contractual difficulties Detroit will face in order to take bankruptcy, and how many years will that take.