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Senate Passes Supplemental Spending Bill That Includes Haiti Relief, Recovery Funding

The Senate has passed a nearly $60 billion supplemental spending bill that includes funding for Haiti relief and recovery from the January 12 earthquake, Roll Call reports (Brady, 5/27). The total amount included in the bill for Haiti is $2.8 billion dollars, Agence France-Presse reports (5/28).

“Differences between the House and Senate bills will be reconciled in a conference committee after passage by the House of its version on the measure after the Memorial Day recess,” Congress Daily reports (Sanchez, 5/27).