Wednesday, May 13, 2015

SD governor trolling for another disaster declaration; Varilek to the rescue...again

Matt Varilek is getting ready to bail out South Dakota again.

The state's GOP governor has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration to join a state assessment of Delmont tornado damage.
The Individual Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment is the first step in order to determine if relief money will be available for residents. If damages appear to be beyond the capability of local and state resources to handle, federal assistance could be available. [KELO teevee]
As Region 8 Regional Administrator for the Small Business Administration Matt Varilek has done far more for South Dakota than Kristi Noem has.
Our partner network of business experts can boost your chances of success with free and confidential one-on-one counseling, training and mentorship. Last year, these efforts helped small firms throughout the nation secure more than $4.7 billion in capital, start more than 13,500 new companies, and create and retain more than 70,000 American jobs.
Read it here.

Democrat Varilek ran a strong but unsuccessful campaign against Republican Noem in 2012.

South Dakota's current governor turned to Varilek and the SBA before after the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied one in a barrage of disaster declaration requests from the red state.

The governor's political party passed a resolution at their convention to impeach President Obama who appointed Varilek.

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