Congress oks$9.7B to assist N.Y., N.J., Conn. storm victims [Virginian – Pilot]
The bill will replenish the National Flood Insurance Program, which was due to run out of money next week with the pending Sandy- related claims, as well as 5,000 unresolved claims from other floods.
"It's a small down payment on the larger aid we need," said Sen.
The government already has spent about
Boehner has promised a vote
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Boehner pledges to battle Obama on spending cuts
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