Historic Flooding In Illinois Prompts Agriculture Disaster Declaration From USDAThe declaration Thursday will allow farmers that experienced extreme delays in spring planting to access federal funds to aid their recovery efforts.
Gov. Pritzker Seeks Agriculture Disaster DeclarationGov. J.B. Pritzker is seeking a federal agriculture disaster declaration for all of Illinois following the state's soggy planting season.
Lawmakers Seek Disaster Aid For Businesses Damaged By Fairdale TornadoThe congressional delegation for Illinois is asking President Barack Obama to make a disaster declaration allowing small businesses to get loans in recovery from severe storms and tornadoes in northern Illinois in April.
Quinn Issues Disaster DeclarationGov. Pat Quinn has issued a disaster declaration, and has instructed several state agencies to coordinate their efforts ahead of the winter storm bearing down Illinois.