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Hurricane chief: Govt wasting millions on PR campaign.

By Amanda Terkel  

"Hurricane chief: Govt wasting millions on PR campaign."

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“The federal government is spending millions of dollars on a publicity campaign that could be used to plug budget shortfalls hurricane forecasters are struggling with, the National Hurricane Center’s director said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is spending up to $4 million to publicize a 200th anniversary celebration while the agency has cut $700,000 from hurricane research.”

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