President approves disaster declaration
Mississippi’s congressional delegation expressed appreciation for the President’s prompt approval of a federal disaster declaration for areas of the state wrecked by tornadoes and severe storms.
U.S. Senators Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Alan Nunnelee, R-Miss., and Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., issued the following statement regarding the disaster designation, which was approved late Wednesday evening: