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U.S. Offers Katrina Families $2,000 Each

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posted on Sep, 7 2005 @ 11:39 PM
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Dispossessed families of Hurricane Katrina will receive debit cards good for $2,000 to spend on clothing and other immediate needs, the Bush administration announced Wednesday, working to recast a relief effort drawing scant praise from Republicans and scathing criticism from top congressional Democrats.

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The administration formally asked Congress for $51.8 billion in relief and recovery expenses in addition to $10.5 billion already approved, calling it the latest installment, but not the last. "We will in fact need substantially more" money, said budget director Josh Bolten, estimating the money would cover expenses for "a few weeks."


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Quite interesting really. 2 thousand dollars to each family.

I do not have much more to say.

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SF Gate
Guardian

Sorry if this has been posted before, Ive been gone..




posted on Sep, 7 2005 @ 11:41 PM
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Already covered here:

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posted on Sep, 8 2005 @ 12:30 AM
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My brain is fried. How did I not see that.




 
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