Obama signs Sandy relief package into law

President Barack Obama signed the first wave of the federal relief package for Sandy victims into law. The $9.7 billion package was approved by Congress

The $9.7 billion package was approved by Congress last week to help those who filed federal flood insurance claims.

The $9.7 billion package was approved by Congress last week to help those who filed federal flood insurance claims. (1/7/13)

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed the first wave of the federal relief package for Sandy victims into law.

The $9.7 billion package was approved by Congress last week to help those who filed federal flood insurance claims. 

The House is scheduled to vote on the remaining $50 billion in Sandy aid a week from tomorrow. 


 

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