State Emergency Management Agency News Release

JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR

Contact:

MICHAEL BARRETT, SEMA DIRECTOR

News Release ID: N09140010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TROY

May 19, 2014

Gov. Nixon advances plans for five tornado safe room projects at schools across state

Governor authorizes moving ahead with plans to provide funding for severe weather shelters at schools in Lincoln, St. Charles, Stoddard, Texas and Webster counties

During a visit to Troy Buchanan High School, Gov. Jay Nixon today announced he has authorized the State Emergency Management Agency to proceed with proposals for a total of five tornado safe rooms at schools in Lincoln, St. Charles, Stoddard, Texas and Webster counties.

Continue reading the news release from the office of Gov. Nixon:
http://governor.mo.gov/news/archive/gov-nixon-advances-plans-five-tornado-safe-room-projects-schools-across-state

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