Federal Disaster Declared in Six Indiana Counties, Nine More Kentucky Counties

President Obama has declared a federal disaster in six Indiana counties following severe storms that tore through the region on March 2nd. Governor Mitch Daniels had requested federal aid for Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties this week. The counties are now eligible for federal assistance, which can include grants for temporary housing […]

Metro Government Won’t Apply for Federal Disaster Relief

Residents and business owners in Louisville can apply for federal disaster relief money to cover recent flood damage, but Louisville Metro Government cannot. The floods did not force the city to spend more than $2.4 million in emergency or recovery operations. That’s the threshold Metro Government would have to cross to qualify for federal relief. […]

Kentucky Prepares Request for Federal Disaster Aid

Governor Beshear is moving forward with plans to seek federal disaster assistance to help Kentuckians recover from last weekend’s deadly storms.  Governor Beshear says at least 18 Kentucky counties have declared states of emergency and he’s preparing to file the paperwork for a federal disaster declaration.  “We’ll probably amend it two or three times to […]