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March 20, 2024: Governor Mills Announces President Biden’s Approval of Major Disaster Declaration for January Storms

Feb. 29, 2024: Governor Mills Announces $5.4 Million in Grant Awards to 37 Maine Communities to Protect Vulnerable Infrastructure From Flooding and Extreme Storms

Feb. 27, 2024: Kennebec County Approved for Federal Funding to Repair Public Infrastructure Damaged by December Storm

Feb. 23, 2024: Governor Mills Requests Major Disaster Declaration from President Biden for Damage Caused by January Storms and Coastal Flooding

Feb. 9, 2024: Governor Mills Moves to Expedite $50 Million Proposal to Rebuild & Enhance Infrastructure Resiliency

Feb. 9, 2024: Governor Mills Announces $4.4 Million Grant Opportunity to Increase Electrical Grid Resilience to Extreme Storms

Feb 6, 2024: Governor Mills & FEMA Announcing Opening of Disaster Recovery Centers; Urge Maine Residents to Apply for Disaster Assistance

Feb. 5, 2024: IRS: Maine taxpayers impacted by severe storms and flooding qualify for tax relief; various deadlines postponed to June 17

Feb. 5, 2024: Governor Mills Urges Maine People and Businesses Impacted by December Storm to Apply for Federal Disaster Relief

Jan. 31, 2024: Governor Mills Announces President Biden’s Approval of Major Disaster Declaration for December Storm and Flooding

Jan. 17, 2024: At the Direction of the Governor, MEMA Requests Federal Government Initiate Preliminary Disaster Assessment for Last Week’s Devastating Storm and Flooding

Jan. 16, 2024: Governor Mills Requests Major Disaster Declaration from President Biden for Damage Caused by December Storm and Flooding

Jan. 12, 2024: Governor Mills Surveys Flood Damage in New Harbor, Urges Maine People to Prepare for Weekend Storm

Jan. 11, 2024: Governor Mills Declares State of Civil Emergency for Coastal Counties Impacted by Flooding; Urges Maine People to Prepare for Coming Storm

Jan. 2, 2024: FEMA Arrives in Maine to Evaluate Storm Damage

Dec. 26, 2023: Federal Government Approves MEMA’s Request to Initiate Preliminary Disaster Assessment

Dec. 22, 2023: MEMA Requests Federal Government Initiate Preliminary Disaster Assessment

Dec. 21, 2023: Governor Mills Surveying Flooding Damage in Skowhegan: We will do all we can to support the swiftest possible recovery of our communities

Dec. 19, 2023: Governor Mills Declares State of Civil Emergency Following Heavy Damage from Wind & Rain Storm