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Under Pressure, Boehner Agrees to Hold Two Votes On Sandy Relief Funding

Jan 3, 2013
(The Hill)

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has agreed to hold two votes on Hurricane Sandy aid after coming under withering fire from New York and New Jersey Republicans. 

The House will vote to provide $9 billion to shore up the National Flood Insurance Program on Friday and will vote on another $51 billion Sandy spending package on Jan. 15, according to GOP leaders.