Tag: federal aid

Gov. Jerry Brown of California September 22, 2015 in Seattle, WA.

Calexit? Jerry Brown Asks Trump for Aid — for the 4th Time

California Gov. Jerry Brown asked President Donald Trump on Sunday for federal emergency assistance for the fourth time in just two months since the new administration took office, putting the nascent “CalExit” movement in a difficult position.

Jerry Brown (Alex Wong / Getty)

Oroville Dam: Jerry Brown Asks Donald Trump for Aid

California Governor Jerry Brown has formally requested federal assistance from President Donald Trump to deal with the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from the area below the Oroville Dam, where a spillway is near structural failure.

A living room is seen after flood waters inundated it on August 19, 2016 in St Amant, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water causing at least thirteen deaths and thousands of homes damaged by the flood waters. (Photo by

Louisiana GOP Defends Flood Relief Request

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Three Louisiana Republican lawmakers are pushing back after being attacked in the media and by fellow Republicans and Democrats in Congress over disaster relief money for the state’s flood victims.