West Virginia Receiving $866K Grant For Flood Recovery

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The U.S. Labor Department has awarded more than $866,000 for flood recovery in West Virginia. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding through the Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant Program.

Manchin said in a news release that flooding in February 2018 destroyed homes, displaced residents from jobs and caused more than $22 million in public infrastructure damage. Capito said the grant will provide Workforce West Virginia with assistance to rebuild.