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Senate Approves Additional $2.65B For FEMA In FY 2012

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate reached a bipartisan deal Monday to fund the government through Friday night, the end of the fiscal year, ending a dispute over disaster aid and averting a partial government shutdown.

The Senate voted 79 to 12 for a version of the U.S. House of Representatives' spending bill for fiscal year 2012 that contains $2.65 billion in additional funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to begin Saturday. The deal does not, however, provide emergency funding to FEMA for the rest of fiscal year...
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