More on Coastal Issues
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Rouzer and the United States Coast Guard released the statements below following the announcement that USCGC Diligence will depart Wilmington to Pensacola, Florida as decommission of cutter nears:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, North Carolina’s Congressional delegation received Governor Cooper’s disaster funding request as it continues its work to secure additional Hurricane Florence recovery funding from congressional appropriators to assist in rebuilding efforts in areas affected by the storm. The North Carolina Congressional delegation previously secured more than a billion dollars for the state’s long-term recovery in legislation passed in October.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 302, Federal Aviation Authorization Act of 2018, which included a $1.68 billion down payment for Hurricane Florence disaster relief. The relief includes $1.14 billion in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program funding for North Carolina to support recovery activities such as housing redevelopment and rebuilding, business assistance, economic revitalization, and infrastructure repair.
Our office is here to help assist recovery and rebuilding efforts in any way possible. At of the time of this newsletter, the following counties in the 7th District are eligible for both individual and public disaster assistance -- Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover, Pender, Sampson and Wayne counties. Below you will find a summary of disaster assistance programs available to individuals and businesses. If you need assistance navigating these resources, please do not hesitate to call one of our offices.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, North Carolina’s entire Congressional delegation sent a letter to President Trump requesting that the administration swiftly approve Governor Cooper’s request for an expedited Major Disaster Declaration as Hurricane Florence brings historic flooding and destruction to counties across North Carolina.