WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation providing $15.25 billion in emergency disaster aid, as well as raising government borrowing authority and funding federal programs through Dec. 8. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
After the Senate passed Trump's "pivotal" bill to extend the debt ceiling by three months, while buying the government enough time to avoid shutdown until December 8, as well as $15 billion in funding for storm relief, moments ago t...
The House gave final approval to a fiscal deal that raises the debt ceiling and keeps the government funded until December, while also providing $15 billion in hurricane relief.
The measure is expected to pass despite objections from conservatives who oppose including the agreement struck by President Trump and Democrats to increase the federal borrowing limit.
The Latest on the Harvey aid bill in Congress (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The House has voted overwhelmingly to send a $15.3 billion disaster aid package to President Donald … Click to Continue »