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  • Georgia Counties Eligible for Disaster Assistance
    Posted in Articles on September 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Federal recovery resources are now available for all 159 counties in Georgia. Counties in Georgia may now request funding under the Public Assistance grant program to cover eligible debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair or rebuilding of public facilities such as roads, bridges, water control facilities, buildings, equipment, public utilities, parks and recreational facilities. The announcement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) comes just days after Congr... Read more

  • Carter, Isakson, Perdue, Ferguson, Scott, Allen Request Expedited Emergency Declaration Approval
    Posted in Articles on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-GA-01), along with Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) and Representatives Drew Ferguson (R-GA-03), Austin Scott (R-GA-08) and Rick Allen (R-GA-12), today requested expedited emergency declaration approval for the State of Georgia. Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal submitted a request for an emergency declaration for the State of Georgia ahead of Hurricane Irma beginning on September 7, 2017, and continuing. The Governor specifically... Read more