Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 2:10 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Beebe seeks federal disaster declaration for storm

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 22, 2013 at 4:33 p.m.

— Gov. Mike Beebe is asking President Barack Obama to declare a major disaster for damage from a winter storm that struck on Christmas Day in central Arkansas.

Beebe on Tuesday said seven Arkansas counties sustained an estimated $9 million in storm damage and that three-fourths of that sum was incurred for storm debris removal.

State and federal teams have been conducting damage assessment since the storm.

The disaster declaration would enable state and local entities to recover some costs from the storm response.

Affected counties are Garland, Grant, Hot Spring, Lonoke, Perry, Pulaski and Saline counties.

Beebe says the state did not meet eligibility requirements for federal assistance for individuals.

Comments on: Beebe seeks federal disaster declaration for storm

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Phone book delivery

    Telephone Book DeliveryPT/FT, daily work, get paid in 72 hrs...
    CONWAY, AR

  • Activities director

    admissions director Springdale Health and Rehab is in search...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Teachers, & aides

    Butterfly Learning Center• Pre-School Teachers - Full- time...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Installation tech

    installation tech/laborersinsituform Technologies,LLC has im...
    CONWAY, AR

  • Waiver coordinator

    •Full time - Bachelor's degree in social work or related fie...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 801 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online