Miss Delegation endorses federal disaster declaration

Miss Delegation endorses federal disaster declaration

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi Delegation has written President Obama declaring federal disaster after tornadoes swept through the state.

Thad Cochran, Roger Wicker, Bennie Thompson, Gregg Harper, Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo signed the declaration requesting federal assistance.

The letter addressed specifically the EF-3 tornado that took five lives and had a major impact on the local economy with at least 43 businesses and over 200 residences damaged or destroyed.

To view the letter, click here.