North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is asking federal officials to expand President Barack Obama’s disaster declaration for Florida counties affected by Hurricane Hermine.
Wednesday, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration in Florida, and federal funds were made available for individuals in seven counties—including Leon.
But, U.S. Rep. Graham (D-FL) says she feels a few counties were left out: Franklin, Taylor, and Wakulla. And, she hopes the Federal Emergency Management agency expedites her request.
FEMA has said they are continuing to assess the damage and more counties may be added to the declaration.
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