President Obama has signed a federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit hard by severe storms, high winds and flooding in late June. The declaration issued Thursday makes federal disaster aid available to state and eligible local governments.
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for a major federal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit by flash flooding and severe storms in June.
More help is on the way for people recovering from the tornado that hit Minneapolis in May. This time it’s low-interest loans due to a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
U.S. Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison are asking President Barack Obama to quickly issue a disaster declaration for parts of the Twin Cities area hit by a tornado last weekend.
The Minneapolis City Council has voted to approve and extend a local disaster declaration, which allows the city to use previously restricted money to pay costs associated with tornado damage.
President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Minnesota because of March storms and flooding.