Flood Relief

Dayton Signs $17M Flood, Disaster Relief BillGov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to help rebuild Minnesota roads and restore lands hit by flooding last June. Dayton signed the bill Tuesday. The bill provides $17.3 million in state aid, including $11.8 million for flood and disaster relief.
Dayton Urges Swift Action On Flood-Aid PackageGov. Mark Dayton says his administration needs Minnesota legislators to quickly approve a relief package for recovery costs related to last summer's severe flooding.
Some Lawmakers Upset At Swift Passing Of Flood Aid Bill The Minnesota legislature has passed and sent to the Governor a bill for emergency aid in Northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth. The freak summer storm blew out roads and bridges, and buried hundreds of Duluth homes in flood water.
Minn. House Approves $167.5M Flood Aid Package The Minnesota House has approved a $167.5 million flood package designed to rebuild washed-out roads, repair flooded businesses and damaged houses and restore damaged parks after severe floods.
Deal Reached For $167 Million In Flood ReliefMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday called a special session for Friday so the Legislature can vote on a $167.5 million relief package for Duluth and other Minnesota communities ravaged by summer floods and other storm damage.
Flood Deal Still Out Of Reach For State LawmakersDetails of a negotiated flood relief package for northern Minnesota remain elusive for legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton.
Lawmakers Look Toward Aug. 24 Special SessionTwo key lawmakers say a special session to provide flood relief to northeastern and central Minnesota is on track for next week.
Dayton, Lawmakers To Talk Flood Relief On FridayGov. Mark Dayton meets Friday with Republican and Democratic legislative leaders to negotiate an agreement on a special session focused on flood relief.
Minn. Lawmakers Prep For Flood Relief SessionLawmakers are preparing for a special session focused on the state's response to severe flooding in Duluth and other communities.
MnDOT Receives Emergency Funds To Repair NE RoadsFederal transportation officials are sending $3 million in emergency funding to Minnesota to help repair flood-damaged roads in the northeast.
Special Session Planned For August To Help Flood VictimsTop Minnesota lawmakers say they are putting aside politics to deal with severe flooding in northern Minnesota.
Northland Residents Look To Post-Flood FuturePeople dealing with damage from the Northland flooding are starting to get a sense for the amount of work and money it will take to recover.