Senate Presses Ahead On $36.5B Disaster Relief Package The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.
Texas Requests $19B In Additional Harvey AidThe Texas congressional delegation asked Thursday for $19 billion to help the Lone Star State recover from Harvey, with both Republicans and Democrats teaming up behind a request to repair water projects and help homeowners and communities rebuild from the storm.
President Trump Heads To Puerto Rico To Survey Hurricane DamagePresident Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism of the federal government's sluggish response continues.
Trump Mulls Cargo Waiver For Puerto Rico As Response Criticism BuildsUnder pressure to do more to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration was considering waiving a little-known federal law that prohibits foreign-flagged ships from shuttling goods between U.S. ports.
House Sends $15B Harvey Aid Bill, Debt Hike To Trump To SignThe House voted overwhelmingly on Friday to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Donald Trump.
Hurricane Aid Measure Grows To $15B As Irma Bears DownThe first installment to help communities in Texas rebuild, and stock reserves for looming damage from Hurricane Irma.
Arlington Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Hit-And-RunClinton Sandel, 34, from Arlington faces a second degree felony for failing to stop and help Blythe Craig Baggett.
North Texas-Area Counties Included In Updated FEMA List For Disaster DeclarationResidents in the counties are now able to apply for disaster assistance.