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Disaster act will assist flood-affected region


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Washington, March 8, 2017 | The Oakdale Leader | comments

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure this past week approved a measure directly helping the Central Valley by improving federal emergency management response: H.R. 1214, the Disaster SAVE Act. U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) is a cosponsor of the bill.

“The Central Valley, as well as all of California, has experienced some extreme weather this year, resulting in two separate disaster declarations with the potential for more to come,” said Rep. Denham. “Many of our local farmers and residents have sustained losses as a result, and this bill will help them get the help they need to rebuild and reestablish operations in the most expedient way possible.”


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