The governor's office estimates recovery costs at just shy of
However, the state must obligate the full
The funding bill, HB 201, transfers
The governor has also asked the
"The devastation has just been hard to put into words for so many areas," he said. Just as overwhelming, he said, has been the outpouring of support from people across the state. All members joined him to stand applaud first responders who worked so hard when the flood hit.
Members were briefed beforehand on the costs, Armstead said after the vote, so they've been able to work quickly. Interims continue through Tuesday and legislators hope to wrap up the business during that time to avoid additional taxpayer costs.
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