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Gov. Eric Greitens and Rep. Kirk Mathews work to fill sandbags in preparation of flooding in the Show-Me State. (Facebook Photo)

Will Missouri be declared a federal disaster zone? It all depends on Trump

Will Missouri be declared a federal disaster zone? It all depends on Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The state of Missouri is still in the process of recovering from deadly flooding that roared through the state last week, but the question on the minds of many is this: will a federal disaster be declared? The Show-Me State has expended all available resources to provide relief to those affected


Release: Gov. Nixon announces two tornado safe room projects to protect students in Jasper, Barry counties during Safer, Stronger Missouri Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 25, 2016   Governor approves plans by Carthage R-9 and Purdy R-2 school districts to shelter a total of more than 3,000 students, staff and area residents during severe storms CARTHAGE, Mo. – During a visit to Carthage Middle School today, Gov. Jay Nixon announced he has authorized the State Emergency Management Agency to proceed


Resolution brings light to Hannibal’s recovery and need for FEMA aid

HANNIBAL, Mo. – May 20th marks the first anniversary of the tornado that hit Hannibal. Rep. Lindall Shumake, R-Hannibal, has sponsored a resolution which calls on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reimburse the city for expenses related to the tornado. According to HCR50 and city officials, the storm cost the city over $900,000 for