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Obama’s Request for Federal Aid after Superstorm Sandy Might be on Major Delay

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President Obama made a request to Congress on Friday for $60.4 billion in additional federal aid as relief for the states effected by Superstorm Sandy. This comes at the year-end congressional agenda that is already filled with major decisions while facing a fiscal cliff. But the President urges this measure be considered and analyzed immediately. While the measure might advance through the Democratic-controlled Senate, a decision is sure to be delayed until next year. 



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1 comments on "Obama’s Request for Federal Aid after Superstorm Sandy Might be on Major Delay"

MountainMan23

December 08, 2012 7:16pm

"The money may not be allocated until next year .."

"$47 billion of the $60 billion is for immediate relief .."