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Nine Additional Counties Granted Federal Assistance for January Storm

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Tuesday afternoon Governor Mike announced that nine additional counties will receive federal grants for the severe winter storm that hit the Hoosier state January 5th-9th.  

 

“This continues to be good financial news for cities and towns in these counties,” said Governor Pence. “Federal grants mean millions of dollars replenishing local budgets.”

 

The additional counties granted public assistance by FEMA are the following:

 

Blackford

Clinton

Fulton

Hamilton

Johnson

LaGrange

Marion

Montgomery 

Vanderburgh

 

All of these counties, except Vanderburgh, will also receive 48 hours of snow assistance.This brings the total number of counties receiving assistance for the January snowstorm to 28. Counties previously granted public assistance include:

 

Boone

Clay

Hendricks

Huntington

Jasper

Kosciusko

Madison

Morgan

Newton

Noble

Owen

Parke

Putnam

Sullivan

Tipton

Vigo

Wabash

White

Whitley

 

 

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