ILLINOIS STATE SENATE DISTRICT 50: Formal Request Submitted for Federal Disaster Declaration for Areas Impacted by Spring Floods
Illinois State Senate District 50 issued the following announcement on Aug. 30.
Overall, more than $69 million in direct losses resulted from this spring’s flooding including $8.2 million in losses for individuals and $61 million in losses for units of government. More difficult to calculat, are the far-reaching economic ramifications for businesses, individual wages, and tax revenue for local governments.
The federal disaster declaration request follows a state disaster proclamation by Governor J.B. Pritzker in July and an agricultural disaster declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in early August.
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