Jan 3, 2013 1:59 AM by Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After facing a firestorm of criticism, House Speaker John Boehner has scheduled a vote for Friday for a portion of disaster aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Friday's vote will be on $9 billion for the national flood insurance program.
A second vote will held Jan. 15 on the remaining $51 billion in the package. Boehner promised the votes after meeting Wednesday with angry Northeast lawmakers.
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at email@example.com, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com