federal assistance http://apr.org en Gov. Bentley Seeks Aid For 5 More Counties http://apr.org/post/gov-bentley-seeks-aid-5-more-counties <p></p><p>Alabama's governor is seeking federal assistance for five more Alabama counties that suffered damage from severe weather last week.</p><p>Gov. Robert Bentley says his administration submitted an application to the president on Tuesday for individual disaster assistance in DeKalb, Etowah, Blount, Tuscaloosa and Mobile counties.</p><p>The state is already receiving federal assistance for Limestone, Jefferson, Lee and Baldwin counties for the tornadoes and flooding that hit the state last week and claimed five lives.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 21:15:25 +0000 The Associated Press 51452 at http://apr.org Gov. Bentley Seeks Aid For 5 More Counties Alabama Getting More Tornado Recovery Aid http://apr.org/post/alabama-getting-more-tornado-recovery-aid <P>Alabama is getting nearly $120 million in federal assistance to help with recovery from the deadly tornadoes in April 2011.</P> <P>Gov. Robert Bentley announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide the state government with $49.2 million to distribute to recovery projects. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:50:51 +0000 The Associated Press 27488 at http://apr.org Alabama Getting More Tornado Recovery Aid Most Of Ala's Isaac Request For Beach, Sand Work http://apr.org/post/most-alas-isaac-request-beach-sand-work Most of Alabama's request for $9.4 million in federal assistance following Hurricane Isaac would pay for beach repair or sand removal. The state released to The Associated Press a copy of an aid request that Gov. Robert Bentley wrote to President Barack Obama this week. About $6.2 million is being sought to repair beaches in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach or to remove sand that covered roads on Dauphin Island. Another $846,000 would go to Dauphin Island for roads and public utility repairs. Fri, 14 Sep 2012 22:02:55 +0000 The Associated Press 17875 at http://apr.org Most Of Ala's Isaac Request For Beach, Sand Work