AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today requested the addition of 14 Texas counties to the Presidential Disaster Declaration previously granted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This addition will bring the total to 33 counties which will receive Individual Assistance, Public Assistance (Categories A and B including Direct Federal Assistance) and Hazard Mitigation from FEMA in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. The previously granted 19 counties include Aransas, Bee, Bexar (for Public Assistance), Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Harris, Jackson, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, San Patricio, Refugio, Victoria, and Wharton.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2016
Press Release: Dallas County Buildings to Open Monday, July 11, 2016
Dallas – The following county buildings will be open for business on Monday, July 11, 2016:
George L. Allen Sr. Civil Courts Bldg.
600 Commerce St.
Old Red Museum
100 S. Houston St.
Dallas County Administration Bldg.
411 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75202
Dallas County Records Building
509 Main St.
Dallas, Texas 75202
All of the above buildings will be open for regular business hours. Jurors summoned to George Allen for jury duty are expected to report for service as specified by the instructions on the original notice they received in the mail.
Contact: Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins
AUSTIN, June 20, 2016 – We have received notice from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture that your county has been designated eligible to apply for low-interest emergency disaster loans due to damages and losses caused by excessive rainfall from October 23, 2015 through January 10, 2016.
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated nine counties in Texas as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and moisture that occurred from Oct. 23, 2015, through Jan. 10, 2016.