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Kentucky Gov Requests Disaster Declaration for 35 Counties

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has asked President Donald Trump to issue a disaster declaration for 35 counties affected by flooding. The Daily Independent cites a Wednesday release from Bevin’s office that says the late February flooding caused an estimated $24.7 …

Kentucky Governor Requests Disaster Declaration for Flooding

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is requesting a presidential disaster declaration for 22 eastern Kentucky counties where damage occurred during severe flooding last month. Bevin’s office said in a news release Monday that the flooding caused over $18 million in damages …

Tennessee Gov Asks Obama to Expedite Disaster Declaration for Storms, Wildfires

Tennessee’s governor has sent a request to President Barack Obama to expedite a major disaster declaration for five of the state’s counties to aid in recovery from wildfires and severe storms. The counties included in Gov. Bill Haslam’s declaration request …

Iowa Request for Federal Disaster Declaration Approved

The governor’s office says the White House has issued a presidential disaster declaration for eight Iowa counties hit hard by several storms in late August. The office of Gov. Terry Branstad said the counties are Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Floyd, …