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Cooper writes Trump, disappointed over federal hurricane aid

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper wrote the Trump administration and congressional leaders on Wednesday to express disappointment over the failure to meet the state's request for more than $900 million in Hurricane Matthew recovery funds.

A statement from the Democratic governor's office said Cooper worked with North Carolina GOP Sen. Thom Tillis and Reps. David Price and David Rouzer on compiling a request to Congress. Officials recently learned the state would receive just $6.1 million of the $929 million requested — a figure the governor called "shockingly less" than the need.

An official in the Trump administration didn't immediately respond to an email seeking...

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