NewsPublic Affairs / June 7, 2017

Holcomb Seeks Federal Disaster Loans For 9 Counties

The governor is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration for disaster loans that could help recovery from flooding that started in late May.flooding, Eric Holcomb, Clark County, Scott County, Floyd County, Harrison County, Jackson County, Washington County, Lawrence County, disaster loans, Orange County, Crawford County2017-06-07T00:00:00-04:00
Holcomb Seeks  Federal Disaster Loans For 9 Counties

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has requested federal assistance that could help nine counties devastated by flooding.

Holcomb's administration announced Monday that the Republican governor is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration for disaster loans that could help recovery from flooding that started in late May.

Holcomb requested the aid for Washington County in southern Indiana, but if approved, eight other nearby counties would also qualify. They include Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Lawrence, Orange and Scott counties.

The federal agency administers a low-interest disaster loan program.

Area residents, businesses and some nonprofit organizations that were affected would be able to apply if Holcomb's request is approved.

 

 

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