Last week, President Barack Obama asked Congress for $60.4 billion in emergency assistance for communities affected by superstorm Sandy. The request includes appropriations for dozens of specific accounts in 19 departments and agencies, which are covered by ten of the twelve appropriations subcommittees. read more...
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