Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS

Congress OKs Superstorm Aid

Larger spending measure criticized for deficits, pork

January 5, 2013
By ANDREW MIGA, Associated Press Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WASHINGTON (AP) - The new Congress on Friday rushed out $9.7 billion to help pay flood insurance claims to 115,000 people and businesses afflicted by Superstorm Sandy, two days after New Jersey's governor and other Northeast lawmakers upbraided Speaker John Boehner for killing a broader package for state and local governments in the storm's path.

I am looking for: