Thursday, February 11, 2010

Capito Calls on White House to Declare Federal Disaster Area for Regions Impacted by Severe Winter Storm

WASHINGTON – Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has contacted the White House to request a federal disaster declaration for regions in West Virginia that have been impacted by these severe winter storms. After speaking with White House officials, the congresswoman released the following statement:

“These storms have been truly unprecedented – particularly in the eastern panhandle – and I urged the White House to provide every possible avenue of assistance to the communities that have been most affected.

“As families across our state continue to dig out, it’s important that our state and federal agencies are offering all appropriate aid.”

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