Speaker Boehner and Leader Cantor Statement on Hurricane Sandy Relief

Statement

By:  John Boehner
Date: Jan. 2, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) released the following statement regarding the requested funding for victims of Hurricane Sandy:

"Getting critical aid to the victims of Hurricane Sandy should be the first priority in the new Congress, and that was reaffirmed today with members of the New York and New Jersey delegations. The House will vote Friday to direct needed resources to the National Flood Insurance Program. And on January 15th, the first full legislative day of the 113th Congress, the House will consider the remaining supplemental request for the victims of Hurricane Sandy."