Several weeks after Governor Steve Bullock declared several parts of Montana as disasters due to flooding, the Governor reached out to President Barack Obama. Governor Bullock asked and now he shall receive.
Wednesday the Governor receiving word from the President that his request to receive federal funding to address damages due to flooding along the high-line was granted.
The Governor stating "by issuing this declaration, the White House recognizes the widespread damage flooding caused in north central and north eastern Montana this spring and has committed to working with us to clean up and rebuild.
The White House approving all of the counties and reservations that Bullock requested resources be made available to. The counties included are Blaine, Chouteau, Custer, Dawson, Fergus, Garfield, Golden Valley, Hill, Judith Basin, McCone, Musselshell, Petroleum, Phillips, Rosebud and Valley counties, in addition to the Rocky Boy and the Fort Belknap nations.