Dotseth: Flood relief possible
April 28, 2023
State Rep. Jeff Dotseth, R-Silver Township, said relief already is available for people who suffered property damage last winter, and the House approved more aid that could apply to spring flooding on a 127-0 vote and sent it to the governor for his anticipated approval.
The House appropriated $40 million to the state's disaster assistance contingency account Thursday - the same day the city of Moose Lake declared a state of emergency due to flooding in the area. Dotseth said the disaster account was becoming depleted and it was important to restore a healthy balance and minimize delays in...