Federal officials have granted Texas’ request for loans aimed at helping local municipalities maintain normal operations and budgets as communities continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced approval for the loans from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) late Monday, describing the federal funding as “critical” for cities in Texas still grappling with intense flooding and damage.
Meanwhile, the House is expected to vote Wednesday on a larger disaster relief package for those impacted by the storm. Read more at The Hill.