Illinois Applies For Federal Assistance For July Flood VictimsIEMA director James Joseph said their assessment found more than 3,200 homes in northern Illinois were damaged by flooding.
3 Weeks Left For Spring Flood Victims To Apply For Federal AidIn just three weeks, local residents will lose their chance to get federal funding to pay for cleanup from flooding that hit from mid-April through early May.
Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To FloodsThe designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
Kirk Releases Report On Illinois' Debt CrisisSenator Mark Kirk says Illinois can forget about federal assistance if it goes to Congress saying it's broke and needs a bailout. Kirk has released a report showing that Illinois state government is teetering on the edge of insolvency.
Senators Want Federal Help To Fix Lake Shore DriveThe two U.S. Senators from Illinois are pressing for federal assistance, in making improvements to Lake Shore Drive following last week's blizzard.