As the flood recovery effort is just getting started in Texas, it is a continuing process in Northern Illinois which was also hard-hit by flooding earlier this summer.
Governor Bruce Rauner is asking President Trump to approve individual assistance for flood victims in Cook and three surrounding counties. If the request is approved, individuals would be able to apply for federal grants or low-interest loans.
The July flooding damaged more than 3,000 homes.
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