Carolina Journal Radio

First Hurricane Florence relief session produces near-unanimous agreement

Damage in Brunswick County linked to Hurricane Florence. Photo from the N.C. Department of Transportation.
Damage in Brunswick County linked to Hurricane Florence. Photo from the N.C. Department of Transportation.
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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 804: N.C. legislators returned to Raleigh for the first of what they expect to be multiple sessions linked to Hurricane Florence disaster relief. In addition to a $56.5 million disaster relief fund, lawmakers unanimously supported legislation targeting schools, state matches for federal disaster funding, even mosquitoes. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, assesses lawmakers’ initial responses to the hurricane.