The Latest: Oklahoma gov seeks federal disaster declaration
February 18, 2021
The Latest on winter weather across the U.S. (all times local):
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Wednesday that he is asking President Joe Biden for a federal disaster declaration as a result of a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on the state in addition to days of subfreezing temperatures and power outages.
Stitt's disaster declaration request for all 77 Oklahoma counties comes a day after the governor spoke with Biden by phone.
"President Biden pledged the federal government's support for Oklahoma when we spoke by phone," Stitt said. "I am now urging the president and...