TITLE

Senate Democrats Settle on $2.2B to Prepare for Emergencies

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/7/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31609, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
U.S. Democratic senators have managed during the first week of April 2003 to increase proposed spending to 2.2 billion dollars for state and local emergency preparedness as the Senate and House both have approved separate bills totaling nearly 80 billion dollars to fund Iraq war. Senate and House negotiators are expected to meet on April 7 to begin the process of reconciling differences between the two bills in order to have a single piece of legislation ready for President George W. Bush's signature by April 11.
ACCESSION #
9549528

 

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