JONES THANKS PRESIDENT FOR QUICK EMERGENCY DECLARATION RESPONSE

Sep 11, 2018 Issues: FEMA and Natural Disasters

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Walter B. Jones is thanking President Donald J. Trump for acting on his request to expedite granting Governor Roy Cooper’s 2018 call for Public Assistance – Category B (Emergency Protective Measures) for all 100 counties in North Carolina in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Yesterday, Congressman Jones wrote to the president asking that he expedite the request.

“When it comes to saving lives and property, preparation is paramount,” said Congressman Jones. “As we prepare for Florence’s landfall, I am extremely grateful that President Trump and Governor Cooper have swiftly mobilized federal and state resources to help those across our great state.”

As of Tuesday morning, Hurricane Florence remains a category 4 storm, and has been projected to be one of the largest hurricanes to directly hit the Carolina Coast.

For additional information, please contact Allison Tucker in Congressman Walter Jones’ office at Allison.tucker@mail.house.gov or (202) 225-3415.

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