Local lawmakers call for action to prevent future flooding

Harckham emphasizes the need for capital investment, aiming to allocate $500 million to aid municipalities and regions in fortifying against weather-related disasters.

News 12 Staff

Oct 2, 2023, 12:06 PM

Updated 296 days ago

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State Sen. Pete Harckham (D-40) is advocating for measures to prevent future flooding.
He is proposing the creation of a state "Office of Flooding and Storm Water Management."
Harckham emphasizes the need for capital investment, aiming to allocate $500 million to aid municipalities and regions in fortifying against weather-related disasters.
This initiative is aimed at safeguarding transit systems, schools, and businesses from the impact of heavy rainfall.


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