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Obama Signs Texas Disaster Declaration

U.S. President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster area exists in Texas and has ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding that began late last month and continues.  The disaster declaration makes federal funding available for affected individuals in several Texas counties (Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Fort Bend, Grimes, Hidalgo, Hood, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Travis, Waller and Washington).  The...

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