Gov. Greg Abbott Expected To Appeal After FEMA Denies Disaster Aid For Dallas Tornado OutbreakThe Dallas area has been waiting months for millions of dollars in aid after the tornadoes ravaged through North Texas and destroyed many homes, businesses and schools.
FEMA Denies Disaster Aid For Dallas Area Tornado Outbreak In OctoberFEMA has denied a major disaster declaration request by Texas for damage caused by the tornado outbreak in Dallas County in October 2019.
Dallas ISD Insurer To Provide FEMA Key Information About Tornado LossesMore than three months after the tornado, Dallas area leaders are still waiting for the federal disaster declaration.
Dallas Area Not Qualified For FEMA Disaster Aid Following EF-3 Tornado; Delay To ContinueDespite all of the damages to public infrastructure in the Oct. 20 storms, the Dallas area still does not qualify for the FEMA threshold to receive a 75% reimbursement.
North Texas Cities Hoping For Federal Disaster Aid After TornadoesFEMA crews are assessing cities, including Richardson, this week.
Oncor Workers Heading To Florida Before Hurricane DorianEmployees and contractors with Oncor are acting preemptively and sending help to Florida before Hurricane Dorian makes landfall.
Sen. Cornyn Launches Harvey Rebuilding Site Ahead Of AnniversaryU.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) launched a page on his website for Texans with information on disaster aid legislation passed since the storm.
Texas' Abbott Decries Storm Aid Bill; White House BristlesThe White House on Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack as being way too small by lawmakers from states recently hit by hurricanes.
Tough Issues Could Bring About Government ShutdownEarly signs of disagreement and uncertainty among congressional lawmakers and the White House point to the possibility of a government shutdown in December.
President Trump Tweets Puerto Rico Can't Get Aid 'Forever'President Donald Trump is criticizing hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and says the government can't keep federal aid there "forever."
House Set To Pass $36.5B For Hurricane, Wildfire Relief The House is on track to deliver a sweeping bipartisan vote for President Donald Trump's request for additional disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims, and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico stay afloat.
White House To Seek $29B Disaster Aid PackageThe Trump administration is finalizing a $29 billion disaster aid package that combines $16 billion to shore up the government-backed flood insurance program with almost $13 billion in new relief for hurricane victims.
White House Readies $5.9B Request For Harvey Recovery AidThe White House is preparing an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey aid, a first down payment to ensure recovery efforts over the next few weeks are adequately funded.
Pence Urges Congress To Act Quickly On HarveyThe Vice President says more than 300,000 people have registered for disaster aid.
USDA: Farmers In 6 States Eligible For Disaster AidThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says 37 counties in six states are eligible for disaster aid if they lost crops to rain and flooding between Nov. 1 and Jan. 12.