JFC approves one-time money for disaster assistance, flood clean-up costs

The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to give the Department of Military Affairs for a one-time supplement of $2 million to provide disaster assistance to local governments.
It also approved unanimously giving $50,000 to the Kickapoo Reserve Management Board to cover clean-up costs from floods. That money will be transferred from the state forestry account.
Military Affairs requested the $2 million with just $600 left in the agency’s appropriation for disaster assistance. The fund has been drained by assistance following a tornado in northwestern Wisconsin, floods in the south...

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