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With shutdown averted, funding available to Whatcom flood victims

Federal budget extension includes $16B for FEMA

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen pointing as he smiles and chats.
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen announced Sunday, Oct. 1 that the Federal Emergency Management agency received new funding as part of the weekend deal that averted a government shutdown. The congressman said victims of the November 2021 Nooksack River floods are now among those first in line to receive FEMA grants. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Federal money to help those affected by the November 2021 Nooksack River floods should become availa

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