WASHINGTON (FOX19) - Ohio's U.S. senators are urging the president to accept Gov. John Kasich's request for disaster aid.
In a letter to President Donald Trump, Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) ask the commander in chief to act swiftly on the governor's plea for 19 counties impacted by severe flooding to receive disaster declaration.
The letter reads:
The affected areas are Adams, Athens, Belmont, Brown, Clermont, Columbiana, Gallia, Hamilton, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Scioto, Vinton and Washington counties.