EDA: $3.52 Million Invested to Protect Businesses from Flooding in Bristol, NH

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.52 million grant to the Town of Bristol, New Hampshire, to make flood control infrastructure improvements needed to protect the downtown commercial district. The EDA grant will be matched with $500,000 in […]

EDA: $2.5 Million Invested to Make Critical Roadway Infrastructure Improvements to Protect from Flooding in Stillwater County, MT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.5 million grant to the County of Stillwater, Montana, to make critical roadway infrastructure improvements needed to keep commerce flowing and support future business growth in the wake of flooding that impacted […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alabama

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Sally from Sept. 14, and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Victims of Oregon Wildfires

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced federal disaster assistance for the State of Oregon to provide support to homeowners and low-income renters displaced from their homes in areas affected by wildfires and straight-line winds. On September 15th, President Trump […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oregon

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Oregon to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on Sept. 7, 2020 and continuing.  The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Florida Emergency Declaration

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Sally beginning on Sept. 14, 2020, and continuing.  The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by […]

EDA: $518,400 Invested to Protect Businesses from Flooding in Iowa Falls, IA

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $518,400 grant to the city of Iowa Falls, Iowa, to flood-proof the public water supply and wastewater treatment facility to protect businesses from flooding. The EDA grant, to be matched with $129,600 in local investment, is expected […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Alabama Emergency Declaration

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Sally beginning on Sept. 14, 2020, and continuing.  The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by […]

FEMA: Disaster Declaration Amendment Expands Wildfire Recovery Assistance in California

The major disaster declaration for California wildfires has been amended to provide more federal assistance to affected areas via the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program. Eligible applicants for this include state, county and local governments, federally recognized tribal governments, and some private non-profits such as educational and medical […]