Governor Wolf: Request for Major Disaster Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 31, 2020View Online Governor Wolf: Request for Major Disaster Declaration Approved Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of part of his request to the President for a major disaster declaration to support state, county and local response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Pennsylvania. “We are grateful for federal funding that will support all levels of government as we work together to stop the spread, and support those who care for the ill,” said Governor Wolf. “But I remain unwavering in my call for the approval of the rest of my request, which will provide more direct support to our friends and neighbors who are facing financial difficulties that otherwise could be insurmountable.” Under the major disaster declaration, state, county and municipal governments, as well as eligible private non-profits can receive reimbursement for up to 75 percent of eligible expenses related to the response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Eligible expenses can include but are not limited tocosts associated with paying overtime, or materials and equipment purchases. The declaration also provides direct federal assistance, which provides federal materials and supplies to support state and local response efforts. In the coming weeks, staff from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency . . . .

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MOUNT POCONO MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

DUE TO THE RECENT OUTBREAK OF THE CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19), THE MOUNT POCONO MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  PLEASE MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS EITHER BY US POSTAL SERVICE OR ON-LINE.  NO IN-PERSON PAYMENTS OF ANY KIND ARE CURRENTLY BEING ACCEPTED.  IF YOU NEED A RECEIPT, PLEASE SO INDICATE ON YOUR PAYMENT AND ONE WILL BE MAILED/E-MAILED TO YOU. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

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