The House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a long-delayed $50.4 billion dollar disaster relief funding package for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
In separate votes, the House approved $17 billion in immediate disaster funds targeted largely for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as $33.5 billion in funds for longer-term reconstruction projects. House Republicans, however, managed to
This whole argument was a perfect example of government not being able to get a job done because there were too many people that had greedy intentions getting in the way of progress. Now that the money has been approved we will see how long (if ever) it will take for aid to be delivered to families and businesses still suffering the aftermath of the storm.