Statement by the Press Secretary on Extension of Federal Assistance for Texas from Hurricane Rita
The President today amended the major disaster declaration issued on September 24, 2005, for Hurricane Rita for the State of Texas. Under the President's order today, the time period for 100 percent Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, is extended for a total of 34 days, through and including October 27, 2005.
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George W. Bush, Statement by the Press Secretary on Extension of Federal Assistance for Texas from Hurricane Rita Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/283798