federal disaster relief

MPRN

(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

WMUK

The U.S. Transportation Department has approved $750,000 in emergency relief for flooding in Southeast Michigan.