FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Mississippi

FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Zeta beginning on Oct. 27 and continuing.  Federal funding is available to the state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures. Public […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement the state’s response efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Zeta beginning Oct. 26, and continuing. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible tribal and local governments, on a cost-sharing basis for emergency […]

EDA: $328,972 Invested to Create Economic Resiliency Plan to Reduce Flooding Impact in Richland County, WA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $328,972 grant to the county of Richland, Wisconsin, and the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Platteville, Wisconsin, to develop an economic resiliency plan that will diversify economic opportunities and reduce future flood […]

EDA: $7.7 Million Invested to Make Infrastructure Improvements in Greenville, MS Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $7.7 million grant to the city of Greenville, Mississippi, to make sanitary sewer infrastructure improvements needed to keep businesses open in the event of future flooding and spur new business growth. The […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Louisiana

 FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Delta from Oct. 6 through Oct. 10. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires from Sept. 4 and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, San […]

EDA: $4.8 Million Invested to Protect Businesses from Flooding and Support Economic Growth in Moberly, MO Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4.8 million grant to the city of Moberly, Missouri, to make water and wastewater infrastructure improvements needed to support businesses growth. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

FEMA: Jefferson County, FL Eligible for FEMA Public Assistance, Other Counties Eligible for More Aid

Jefferson County is now eligible for FEMA Public Assistance grants for recovery from Hurricane Sally. In addition, Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Walton and Washington counties are now eligible for more categories of Public Assistance, including debris removal and permanent repairs. On Oct. 13, 2020, an amendment […]

HUD: More Than $1.3 Billion Made Available to Florida for Disaster Recovery

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson today is making more than $1.3 billion in funding available to the state of Florida, which will immediately help Floridians recover from Hurricane Michael and assist the investment in large scale disaster mitigation projects. “The great people of […]