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.