(DALLAS) -- Officials have announced one fatality after three months' worth of rain pounded the Dallas area overnight. A 60-year-old woman was killed when her vehicle was swept away by flood waters, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced on Twitter Monday afternoon. Clay did not release... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul issued an executive order Friday in response to the growing monekypox outbreak in the state and declared it to be a "disaster emergency." "After reviewing the latest data on the monkeypox outbreak in New York State, I am... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- As wildfires continue to blaze through central Texas, one particular fire named Das Goat Fire has prompted Gov. Greg Abbott to declare a state of disaster, saying these wildfires pose an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage. The Das Goat Fire... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — A former senior Department of Homeland Security official who once accused the Trump administration of politicizing intelligence said Sunday that a return of President Donald Trump to the White House in 2024 "would be a disaster" for the U.S. intelligence community. "(Former President... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf signed a proclamation of disaster emergency in anticipation of significant rainfall and widespread flooding expected from the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida. “This dangerous storm continues to have devastating impacts across the South and as it heads toward Pennsylvania,... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania’s opioid disaster declaration ended yesterday, August 25, after the Republican-controlled General Assembly declined to extend it. It had originally been signed into effect in January 2018 and had been extended by Gov. Wolf 15 times.
Harrisburg, PA – The COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration in Pennsylvania has effectively ended. On Thursday, the PA State Senate approved House Resolution 106 by a vote of 30-20. It was previously passed by the House of Representatives. The resolution does not need Governor Wolf's signature to... Read More.
(FOLSOM LAKE, Calif.) -- Folsom Lake, one of California's largest reservoirs, is crucial to providing water to the state's 40 million-plus residents. But this year, relentless heat and dry conditions have evaporated the already below-average snowpack on the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains that supply the... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) announced that the House has approved House Resolution 106, which will terminate Gov. Tom Wolf’s March 6, 2020, COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration. The resolution... Read More.