THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
RADIO ACTUALITY OF THE PRESIDENT ON REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS
THE PRESIDENT: In communities on the Eastern Seaboard, thousands of Americans are still feeling the impact of Hurricane Floyd. We've already made available more than $2.5 billion in federal aid, but we must do more. That's why, in my supplemental budget request, I'm asking Congress for an additional $347 million to help farmers with crop damage, and to provide economic development and housing assistance.
I urge Congress to pass this additional funding to help more hurricane victims rebuild their lives and their communities.
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