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August 08, 2022

Congresswoman Bush Applauds Major Disaster Declaration Unlocking Federal Assistance for St. Louis Region

  Community members impacted by flooding can access federal resources unlocked by President Biden’s declaration by calling 800-621-3362 or visiting    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) released the below statement following the announcement that President Joseph R. Biden signed the Major Disaster Declaration requested by Missouri Governor Mike Parson on August 4, 2022.  Since the flash-flooding first started on Tue…  Continue Reading

August 05, 2022

Rep. Bush, Sen. Blunt, Missouri Delegation Back Request for Major Disaster Declaration

  Joint assessment determines over $35 million in damages   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) and Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) led the Missouri delegation - Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), and Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03), Ann Wagner (MO-02), Vicky Hartzler (MO-04), Emanuel Cleaver, II. (MO-05), Sam Graves (MO-06), Billy Long (MO-07) and Jason Smith (MO-08) - in a letter to President Joseph R. Biden in support of Missouri Governor Mike Pars…  Continue Reading

July 26, 2022

Congresswoman Bush Urges Missouri Governor to Request Federal Disaster Assistance

ST. LOUIS, MO— Following Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s executive order in response to severe flooding in the St. Louis region, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) released the following statement urging the Governor to formally request federal resources for St. Louis. The recently issued executive order declaring a state of emergency serves as a first step in seeking a federal Major Disaster Declaration that unlocks federal emergency assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Age…  Continue Reading

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