Rep. Spencer Applauds State’s Response to Hurricane Cleanup in Coastal Georgia

ATLANTA – State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) today joined Governor Nathan Deal at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport for a press conference. Gov. Deal discussed local storm damage from Hurricane Irma and announced that the State of Georgia will provide financial assistance for debris removal in Georgia’s six coastal counties affected by the hurricane.

“I am thankful for the state’s swift response to Coastal Georgia in the wake of Hurricane Irma, and especially for all of the help that has been given to the citizens of Camden County,” said Rep. Spencer. “There is still a lot of work to be done, and we have a long road to recovery, but we are a resilient community and will surely bounce back.”

During the press conference, Gov. Deal stated that the State of Georgia will fund the entire portion of the state and local cost for debris removal in Georgia’s six coastal counties. This state funding will be in addition to funds that the state will receive from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Additionally, Gov. Deal and Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Director Homer Bryson answered questions regarding FEMA private assistance in Camden County.

Gov. Deal and other local officials also did an aerial survey of St. Mary’s to better assess the storm damage.

 Representative Jason Spencer represents the citizens of District 180, which includes Camden, Charlton, and Ware counties. He was elected into the House of Representatives in 2010, and currently serves as the Secretary of the Special Rules Committee. He also serves on the Game Fish & Parks, Human Relations & Aging, Juvenile Justice, and Science & Technology committees.

Posted September 14th, 2017 in Jason Spencer. Tagged: .