Vilsack Exploring Flood Aid Options (audio)
U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says with the tight federal budget it’s unlikely congress will pass a supplemental disaster aid bill to help areas struck by flooding this spring. The secretary says he’s looking into the possibility that the Federal Emergency Management Agency–or FEMA– may have money availible to reimburse states for the cost of dealing with flooding. The FCC has issued a report saying millions of rural Americans, including many Wyoming residents, don’t have access to high-speed internet service. Deborah Smith of Wyoming News Service has a report. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.