federal disaster relief

(MPRN-Lansing) People in four Michigan counties can now ask the federal government for disaster assistance. That’s after severe storms caused flood damage to Mid-Michigan in June. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the Obama Administration to change its mind and declare a major disaster in Flint. 

"President Barack Obama has declared that an emergency exists in Michigan, the White House said Saturday, but he denied Gov. Rick Snyder’s request to also declare a major disaster in Flint." (Detroit News)

President Obama's declaration will free up federal funds for relief from storms in August

Letter says flooding cased $1.1-Billion in damages