The Federal Emergency Management Agency now estimates that it has $114 million left in its disaster relief account -- enough to last until Thursday or Friday.
That means the agency may not need any additional money to
function until the new fiscal year begins on Saturday.
It takes some pressure off House and Senate leaders who've been
unable to reach a compromise on a bill providing disaster relief
and financing the government until mid-November. Republicans want
to pay for any additional disaster relief money through cuts in
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.