Gov. Hickenlooper Asking For Help For Western Slope Counties

Jul 14th @ 3:54 pm in News by Scott Staley

DENVER  -  Gov. Hickenlooper has gone to the United States Secretary of Agriculture asking for federal assistance for three Western Slope counties, Montrose, Delta, and Mesa.  These 3 counties suffered abnormally cold temperatures in late April and May causing farmers to lose, in some cases, as much as 95 per cent of their crops.  This assistance would allow them to apply for emergency loans if they are unable to get credit….