Tag: disaster declaration
Maureen Saunders Scott offering Fabián Basabe family dirt. Image via X.

Staff ReportsOctober 10, 2016
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2min154
More than 169,000 Florida utility customers remained without power Monday as power companies struggled to repair damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. Twenty percent — nearly 92,000 — of those customers live in Duval County. Ranking next was Volusia County, with 44,268; Flagler County, with 16,256; and Brevard County, with 5,460. Other counties affected include Indian […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 9, 2016
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3min235
On Sunday morning, President Barack Obama announced he signed a disaster declaration for Florida in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. However, Gov. Rick Scott asserts it doesn’t go far enough. “The president yesterday declared a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area […]


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