Sandy aid bill entangled in political stalemate

Some lawmakers insist the $60.4 billion measure includes

Some lawmakers insist the $60.4 billion measure includes questionable spending. (Credit: News 12)

A federal bill aimed at helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy is hitting a snag in Washington.

Lawmakers in the Senate have begun a debate over the $60.4 billion package. However, some politicians are hesitant to approve the legislation due to what they perceive to be questionable spending measures. For example, the bill calls for $8 million toward Homeland Security and the Justice Department,...

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