99 percent of Hurricane Matthew aid requested by NC denied by Trump administration
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The State of North Carolina requested $929 million from the federal government to help with costs associated with Hurricane Matthew, but the state will be receiving far less than that, according to an announcement by Gov. Roy Cooper.
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UPDATE: Gov. Cooper in DC to push for more Matthew aid after 99 percent denied by Trump admin
North Carolina will receive only $6.1 million from the Trump administration. That’s 99 percent less than the requested amount.
In a letter Cooper sent to the president and other officials today, …