Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on FEMA’s Denial of Funds for West

Wednesday, June 12, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on FEMA's decision not to release funds to the West disaster effort:

"The day of the West memorial service, President Obama stood in front of a grieving community and told them they would not be forgotten. He said his administration would stand with them, ready to help. We anticipate the president will hold true to his word and help us work with FEMA to ensure much-needed assistance reaches the community of West."

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