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Synagogues Closer To Eligibility For FEMA's Superstorm Sandy Aid

02/12/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The House passed legislation Wednesday that would permit the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide taxpayer-funded disaster aid to synagogues, churches and other houses of worship. The bill now goes to the Senate, which observers said would feel pressured to at least consider it in light of the federal aid pouring into the tri-state area following Superstorm Sandy.

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