U.S. Senate approves stopgap spending bill with disaster relief, heating aid

By: - September 29, 2022 2:59 pm

The U.S. Senate approved legislation Thursday that would provide billions for natural disaster relief, military aid to Ukraine and economic aid to low-income families to offset rising heating costs. The vote came as people in Florida like Frankie and Kendrick Romulus began to assess the damage from Hurricane Ian. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.