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Additional federal funding approved for Oklahomans after historic storm

President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has approved additional federal funding for Oklahomans after historic winter storms lingered in the state earlier this month, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Tuesday evening.

The additional funding delivers Federal Emergency Management Agency public assistance to municipalities, counties and tribes in all 77 Oklahoma counties for infrastructure repairs and other costs associated with the storm, state officials said.

Additionally, individual assistance for homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the storm was approved for 16 counties: Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, LeFlore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner.

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