Trump Signs $15 Billion Hurricane Relief Bill


Trump Signs $15 Billion Hurricane Relief Bill

Delegate Stacey Plaskett called Friday’s bill signing ‘a significant first step in the long road to recovery’ from Hurricane Irma.(Source file photo)

President Trump on Friday signed a bill that provides $15 billion in hurricane relief.
The bill, H.R. 601, the Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, passed the House Friday on a 316-90 vote, with all the no votes coming from Republicans. On Thursday Senate approved the bill 80-17, again with Republicans supplying all the no votes.


“Today’s bipartisan vote in the House was a significant first step in the long road to recovery from the …

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