U.S. House Democrats add more mass transit, high-speed rail in second shot at infrastructure bill

Louisiana Rep. Garret Graves sought $10B in FEMA funding for Hurricane Ida victims

By: - September 16, 2021 6:02 am

The federal spending bill — which will keep government agencies funded at current levels through Dec. 3, and provide $28.6 billion in aid for regions struck by extreme weather — heads to the U.S. House. That chamber is expected to pass the spending patch later on Thursday and send it to President Joe Biden, who is expected to sign it.(Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

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