Posted: Wednesday 16th January 2013 at 8:39 am

US House Approves Sandy Aid Package Of $51bn

xinhuanet.com :    The US House has approved $51bn (£32bn) in ‘super-storm’ Sandy aid, despite opposition from conservatives criticising the spending.

In separate votes, the lower chamber passed $17bn in emergency aid and $34bn for long-term projects.

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