Governor Abbott Appeals FEMA Denial Of Major Disaster Declaration For North Texas TornadoesGovernor Greg Abbott said Tuesday the state of Texas formally appealed FEMA's denial of Major Disaster Declaration request for Public Assistance.
Coronavirus In Texas: Tough Budgets Ahead For City Of DallasEmpty restaurants and stores along with the rest of the Covid-19 shutdown will slash sales tax revenues in the city of Dallas.
Behind-The-Scenes Look At Coronavirus Community-Based Testing Site In DallasFEMA has provided all of the testing kits and protective gear for healthcare workers at both Dallas sites.
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.
Senators Cruz And Cornyn Urging FEMA To Expedite North Texas Tornado Damage EstimatesThis follows their letter to President Trump earlier this month asking him to expedite FEMA’s review and to support Governor Abbott’s request for a 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.
Senators Cornyn, Cruz Call On President Trump To Send Disaster Aid To Dallas Area After October TornadoesIt has been nearly three months since the October 20, 2019 tornado outbreak in North Texas and there is no sign yet of the federal government stepping in to help.
Without FEMA Reimbursement of Tornado Damages, Dallas Taxpayers Face $45 Million In Uninsured LossesThe deadline is December 20 and that's after Governor Greg Abbott won an extension from FEMA.
Dallas Home And Business Owners May Qualify For Federal Help In Wake Of TornadoesThe Small Business Administration issued a disaster declaration for Dallas County and neighboring counties Thursday.
FEMA Crews Tour Parts Of Richardson Slammed By Last Weekend's TornadoFEMA crews toured parts of Richardson slammed by last week's tornado, assessing the damage at public facilities and the storm debris.
North Texas Cities Hoping For Federal Disaster Aid After TornadoesFEMA crews are assessing cities, including Richardson, this week.
U.S. Spends More Than $5B To Buy Out Flood-Prone Homes; Claims Still ComingOver the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of vulnerable properties.
FEMA Administrator Brock Long Announces ResignationLong oversaw FEMA's response to three major hurricanes — Harvey, Maria and Irma — during his time as administrator. The agency was sharply criticized in particular for its response to Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico and knocked out power for months.