House Approves $51.8 Billion Hurricane Relief Package

Sanchez, Humberto
September 2005
Bond Buyer;9/9/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32214, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. House has approved a legislation that would provide $51.8 billion in emergency funding for states devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Expectation for President George W. Bush to sign the measure; Amount that would go toward the disaster relief fund of the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Call of House and Senate Republican leaders for the formation of a bipartisan congressional commission to investigate federal, state, and local actions following the hurricane.


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