Superstorm Sandy

House Approves $17 Billion in Sandy Aid

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WASHINGTON – The House voted Tuesday to approve $17 billion to help victims of Hurricane Sandy finance immediate recovery needs. Lawmakers were to vote later Tuesday on an amendment containing an additional $33.7 billion.

Lawmakers voted 327-91 to approve $17 billion to finance immediate recovery needs and were expected to vote later Tuesday to approve an amendment containing an additional $33.7 billion.