Acting Governor Dan Patrick: Statement on Federal Emergency Disaster Declaration Request


AUSTIN – Acting Governor Dan Patrick issued this statement today following a phone call with President Biden:

“I have just spoken with President Biden. I have requested a federal emergency disaster declaration through FEMA to cover all costs for Category A (Debris) and Category B (Emergency Protective Measures). FEMA’s assistance with these costs will expedite the recovery process and help ensure the safety of Texans impacted by Hurricane Beryl. The president granted my request.”