More than $37 billion in disaster aid under scrutiny in congressional lame duck

By: - November 30, 2022 6:00 am

LAPLDina Lewis rescues items from her home after it was destroyed by Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021 in Laplace, Louisiana. President Joe Biden is requesting $37 billion to help U.S. residents afflicted by a series of recent natural disasters. (Photo by Scott Olson/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.