Senate Stopgap Funds Some Disaster Aid, Ditches Energy Cuts

The Senate voted 79-12 Monday night to approve a bipartisan stopgap spending bill that funds some disaster relief from FEMA and and abandons controversial cuts to green energy programs. Democrats said they expected the seven-week funding extension to be approved by the GOP-led House, which is in pro forma session after most members went home.

Source: LA Times, 09/27/2011


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