As flood levels rise, Tester calls on FEMA to support Montana communities

Urges swift action on disaster declaration request


From the Office of Sen. Jon Tester 

As flood levels rise across Montana, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is pushing to quickly get help to the affected areas.

  Gov. Steve Bullock May 9 requested a major disaster be declared for the state of Montana in order to get federal assistance in dealing with the damage.

Tester’s letter calls for those resources to be expedited to the affected counties, including Daniels, Lake, McCone, Park, Powder River, Stillwater, Treasure, and Valley.

In a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Tester called on acting Administrator Peter Gaynor to quickl...

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