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Kemp Joins Nine Other Governors In Plea For Federal Disaster Relief

A $14 billion disaster relief bill for Hurricane Michael damages has been hung up for months.
A $14 billion disaster relief bill for Hurricane Michael damages has been hung up for months.
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Gov. Brian Kemp and the chief executives of nine other states have signed a bipartisan letter calling on President Donald Trump and Congress to support a relief package for victims of Hurricane Michael and other weather disasters.

A $14 billion disaster relief bill has been hung up for months in a dispute between Trump and congressional Democrats over additional aid to Puerto Rico, which the president argues already has received enough federal assistance.

The 10 states signing the letter include Georgia, Alabama, California, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.

Read the full story at the Atlanta Business Chronicle >>