Federal Aid

Trump seeks an initial $7.9 billion in Harvey aid

WASHINGTON/September 2, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery efforts. The request, expected to be swiftly approved by Congress, would add $7.4 billion to rapidly dwindling Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster aid coffers and $450 million to finance … Continue reading Trump seeks an initial $7.9 billion in Harvey aid