The New Paper

February 22, 2021

Biden approves disaster declaration in Texas

President Biden approved a major disaster declaration in Texas due to severe winter storms that began earlier this month. The declaration provides Texas with access to federal funding as the state aims to recover from widespread water supply issues, power outages, and property damage. Roughly 70 deaths across the US have been attributed to the ongoing winter storms.
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