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Maryland Governor Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration for Recent Floods

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is asking for a presidential disaster declaration for Maryland following heavy rainfall and flooding that hit two western counties last month. The flooding in Frederick and Washington counties was the first of two major flooding events …

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, …