Administration Requests Additional Disaster Funding

The White House sent a formal request to Congress for another disaster spending bill, calling for $12.8 billion for FEMA Disaster Relief Funding, $16 billion in debt relief for the National Flood Insurance Program, and $577 million for western wildfires.

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney released Memorandum M-18-01 requesting federal agencies to submit their budget estimates for hurricane recovery support. Agencies have until October 25 to submit their estimates and requests to OMB.