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Tue Dec 19, 2017, 12:41 AM

House plan would increase Trump's disaster aid request

Source: Reuters


House plan would increase Trump's disaster aid request

Reuters Staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled on Monday an $81 billion aid package to deal with hurricanes and wildfires, far above President Donald Trumpís $44 billion request.

The legislation would help Puerto Rico and several states recover from devastating hurricanes and California and other Western states cope with wildfires.

It was unclear whether the latest natural-disaster aid plan would be rushed through the Republican-controlled Congress this week, before the start of a Christmas recess, or await congressional votes early next year.

The bill, introduced by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, includes $27.6 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and $26.1 billion for community development block grants.


Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-storms-aid/house-plan-would-increase-trumps-disaster-aid-request-idUSKBN1EC2S4

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Tue Dec 19, 2017, 12:45 AM

1. prove it.

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