HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is asking for federal disaster aid to help Pennsylvania cover costs from last month’s massive snowstorm.Mother Of 6 Stabbed To Death In West Philly Had Protective Order Against Fiance Charged In Her Murder
Wolf sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking that he declare a major disaster in Pennsylvania to reimburse 31 counties for storm costs.
He says municipal, county and state agencies spent more than $55 million to respond to the historic storm between Jan. 22 and Jan. 23.READ MORE: Sheriff's Deputies Dismantle Protest Encampment Outside Of University City Townhomes
Wolf says “in many places, it wiped out an entire year’s budget for snow response and removal, and winter isn’t over yet.”
The storm dumped over 30 inches on some areas, and broke snowfall records in cities like Harrisburg and Allentown.MORE NEWS: Heat Health Emergency In Philadelphia Has Residents Running For Cover From Sun: 'This Heat Is Like, Dangerous'
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