CR Introduced to Keep Government Running, Provide Much-Needed Disaster Funding

CR Introduced to Keep Government Running, Provide Much-Needed Disaster Funding

US House Press Release (09/14/11)
The House Appropriations Committee today introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government operating past the end of the fiscal year on September 30. The legislation, H.J.Res. 79, also contains a total of $3.65 billion in disaster relief funding to provide much-needed assistance to the thousands of people affected by Hurricane Irene, recent wildfires, the devastating floods and tornados in the Midwest and South, the Mid-Atlantic earthquake, and other natural disasters…MORE…