House To Take Up Sandy Aid After NY, NJ Pols Express Fury

Law360, New York (January 02, 2013, 6:14 PM ET) -- The Republican speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said Wednesday the House would vote to approve billions of dollars in aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy in two steps after his initial refusal to bring up the $60 billion measure was met with fury in New York and New Jersey.

The House will vote Friday to direct $9 billion to the National Flood Insurance Program, Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, said on his website Wednesday afternoon, adding that on Jan. 15 — the first full legislative...
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