Higgins Urges President Trump to Approve Louisiana’s Disaster Request Following Hurricane Delta
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) sent a letter today to President Trump urging him to approve Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration following Hurricane Delta.
The letter reads, in part, “The Governor of the State of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, has made a formal request for an expedited declaration to include Individual Assistance; and debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance under the Public Assistance program for Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vermilion Parishes; and Hazard Mitigation statewide. With the Governor’s prompt request, the issuance of a major disaster declaration, and the authorization of public and individual assistance, the full weight of the federal government can be deployed into the impacted areas to assist those in need and begin rebuilding."
Read the full letter below or as a pdf here.