WASHINGTON (AP) – A $406,000 federal grant will help Texas fund temporary jobs as cleanup and recovery efforts continue from devastating 2011 wildfires.
The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday announced the latest National Emergency Grant that pushes the Texas total to more than $1.2 million.READ MORE: North Texas Hospitals In 'Wait And See' Mode Regarding COVID-19 Omicron Variant
The Federal Emergency Management Agency previously declared 32 Texas counties eligible for public assistance.READ MORE: Cowboys Prepare For Thursday Night Game Missing 9 Players And Coaches Due To COVID-19
The grant will help pay for continued recovery in Anderson, Bastrop, Bosque, Briscoe, Cass, Cherokee, Clay, Colorado, Coryell, Edwards, Gregg, Hall, Harrison, Henderson, Hill, Houston, Howard, Kimble, Leon, Marion, Menard, Montague, Morris, Navarro, Nolan, Panola, Rusk, Smith, Sutton, Upshur, Walker and Wise counties.
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