Houston lawmakers press Senate for action on Harvey recovery funds
WASHINGTON – In a sign of growing impatience, a group of Houston-area lawmakers from both political parties joined in a letter to Senate leaders Friday demanding "prompt" action on an $81 billion disaster relief package that has been held up in partisan gridlock since December.
With all signs pointing to another postponement of a broader budget and immigration deal tied to the disaster funding, a dozen House members from Texas signed on to the letter pleading for Senate action on a House-passed bill providing recovery funds for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and other natural... read more
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