EDA: $644,800 Invested to Protect Busiensses from Flooding in Montrose, SD

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $644,800 grant to the city of Montrose, South Dakota, to make critical infrastructure improvements needed to protect the local business community from flooding. This EDA grant is expected to be matched with $161,200 in local investment. “Spring […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Connecticut

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Connecticut to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts in the areas affected by Tropical Storm Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020. Federal funding is available to the state, the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Tribe, the Mohegan Tribe of Indians […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for North Carolina

 FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Carolina to supplement state and tribal response efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Isaias from July 31, 2020 and continuing. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Florida

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement the state’s response efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Isaias from July 31, 2020 and continuing. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a […]

FEMA: Redesigned FEMA.gov Website Launched

 Continuing its goal to reduce the complexity of FEMA and speed information and assistance to individuals and communities impacted by disasters, today the agency launched the redesigned FEMA.gov website. The site has experienced rapid growth with more than 80 million page visits in the past two years, making it one […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Texas

FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Hanna from July 25, 2020, and continuing. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations on […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Hawaii

 FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Douglas from July 23, 2020 and continuing. Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations […]

EDA: $1.5 Million Invested to Make Critical Roadway Infrastructure Improvements in Pike County, MO

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to Pike County, Missouri, to make critical roadway and detour route infrastructure improvements needed to ensure commerce continues during severe weather events. The EDA grant, to be matched with […]

EDA: $3.3 Million Invested to Rebuild Aiport Hanger Buildings Damaged by Hurricanes Near Opportunity Zone in Cateret County, NC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a nearly $3.3 million grant to the Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority, Beaufort, North Carolina, to rebuild airport hangar buildings damaged and destroyed by Hurricanes Florence and Dorian. The EDA grant, to be located […]

FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas due to Severe Storms and Straight-Line Winds

FEMA announced yesterday that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and straight-line winds on April 12, 2020. Federal funding also is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments […]