Parker Abt (’17-18, ’18-19) Op-Ed in Wall Street Journal

As part of his research on colonias in Hidalgo County, Texas this summer, Parker Abt (Wolf Undergraduate Fellow 2017-18 and 2018-19) saw firsthand the devastation caused by severe flooding. In an August 28, 2018 op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, Abt calls attention to the financial struggles of homeowners in Texas, Puerto Rico, and, more recently, Hawaii as they navigate FEMA's strict policies, which sometimes conflict with local laws.