PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Two U.S. senators and three congressmen are asking federal officials to bring recreational vehicles and mobile homes to the Florida Panhandle to help residents who lost their homes to Hurricane Michael.READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday said in a letter to FEMA’s director that the alternative housing must be deployed immediately to the Panhandle to alleviate suffering.READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
They were joined in their request by three U.S. congressmen who represent the Panhandle — Republicans Neal Dunn and Matt Gaetz and Democrat Al Lawson.
Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the Panhandle when it made landfall almost three weeks ago as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 155 mph.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida
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