After months of gridlock, Senate reaches deal on disaster relief

And after months of waiting, it looks as though they will finally get relief from the federal government. The Senate passed a billion disaster aid package this evening. President Trump has signed off on the plan, and negotiators say House Democrats have, too.

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2019-05-16  · . but a corresponding disaster relief. about the “frustrating” months of gridlock, A relief package is currently stalled in the Senate,

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WASHINGTON – After months of negotiations, lawmakers reached an agreement with the White House on Thursday afternoon on a $19.1 billion disaster-aid package for states and territories that have been devastated by tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes and other natural disasters, the Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee said.

"Help is finally on the way." Lawmakers announced that they have reached a bipartisan agreement that ends a months long fight over disaster relief spending, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.. The package would deliver $19.1 billion in disaster relief to parts of California, the Midwest, the Southeast, and Puerto Rico.

Chuck Schumer, the leader of the Senate Democrats, said the deal should break the cycle of partisan fights over spending. “After months of fiscal brinkmanship. The agreement also provides funds for.

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Sen. Richard Shelby (R., Ala.) said an agreement has been reached for Congress to fund disaster aid after months of talks. Photo: Tom.