Gallery: House Passes $50.7 Billion Sandy Relief Package

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Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the second stage of the Hurricane Sandy relief package. The final tally came in at 241 to 180 in favor of providing $50.7 billion towards rebuilding and recovery as well as preventing damage from future storms. The first part of the package, which allotted $9.7 billion for a government flood insurance program to continue paying out damage claims related to the superstorm, was okayed by Congress earlier this month.

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