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Capital Weather Gang N.C. said it still needs $929 million in aid for Hurricane Matthew. It got $6.1 million.

The rain is done, and the flood is long over. The rest of the country moved on months ago, but North Carolina is still feeling the effects of Hurricane Matthew. Hundreds of families remain displaced, and critical infrastructure sits damaged. Its unmet need is enormous, the governor says, and they aren’t getting the money.

By | 2017-06-01T12:31:34+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Governor Cooper ‘shocked and disappointed’ after NC gets $6.1M in Hurricane Matthew relief

RALEIGH, N.C. — After requesting more than $900 million, the state of North Carolina will receive only $6.1 million from the Trump Administration to go towards Hurricane Matthew relief efforts.

By | 2017-06-01T14:35:14+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

North Carolina denied 99 percent of federal recovery funds for Hurricane Matthew

North Carolina will receive less than 1 percent of the federal funds it requested to cover damages associated with Hurricane Matthew, which hit the East Coast in October.

By | 2017-06-01T10:56:24+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trump Shafts North Carolina After Hurricane Matthew Relief Request

What do you get when your state helps elect a president and then requests $900 million from his administration to help rebuild after one of the worst natural disasters in its history? If you're North Carolina, not much.

By | 2017-06-01T11:21:05+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

99 percent of Hurricane Matthew aid requested by NC denied by Trump administration

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The State of North Carolina requested $929 million from the Federal Government to help with costs associated with Hurricane Matthew, but the state will be receiving far less than that, according to an announcement by Gov. Roy Cooper.

By | 2017-06-01T02:21:46+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

North Carolina to receive less than 1 percent of requested aid following Hurricane Matthew

RALEIGH, N.C. (WLOS) — The State of North Carolina requested more than $900 million in federal aid following Hurricane Matthew. On Wednesday, Governor Cooper released a statement expressing his disappointment after the Trump administration and Congress announced the state will receive just $6.1 million, less than one percent of the resources needed to help communities [...]

By | 2017-06-01T02:18:43+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lack of funds, materials slows Hurricane Matthew repairs months after storm

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Six months have passed since Hurricane Matthew battered eastern North Carolina with wind and rain. After the storm rolled through, about 600 roads were impacted, including everything from Interstate 40 to residential side streets.

By | 2017-06-01T02:15:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roads remain unrepaired 6 months after Hurricane Matthew

Six months have passed since Hurricane Matthew battered eastern North Carolina with wind and rain. After the storm rolled through, about 600 roads were impacted, including everything from Interstate 40 to residential side streets.

By | 2017-06-01T02:07:49+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments