Tag: emergency declaration on hurricane dorian

Florida Delegation Wants Trump to Approve Ron DeSantis’ Request to Amend Hurricane Dorian Emergency...

At the end of last week, the two chairmen of the Florida delegation--Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan and Democrat U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings--wrote Trump on the matter. They rounded up the other 25 members representing Florida in the House to sign off on the letter.

Marco Rubio Calls on Trump to Approve Florida’s Request to Amend Hurricane Dorian Emergency...

Following a letter led by Rubio and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Trump approved Florida’s request for an Emergency Declaration prior to Hurricane Dorian impacting the state. However, that designation only provided for direct federal assistance for emergency protective measures.