The federal government has approved a request for public assistance to municipal, county, and state governments from damage caused by Tropical Depression Ida. The approval releases public assistance for Dauphin and Delaware Counties. Municipal expenses for Bedford, Bucks, Chester, Fulton, Huntingdon, Luzerne, Montgomery Philadelphia, Schuylkill, and York Counties were approved over the last few weeks. Damage assessments and reviews are ongoing, and other counties may be added. Click here for more.