Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
Business/Industry
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Entertainment
Links Directory
Maritime
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety
Transportation
Weather


State of Texas
Texas Governor's Office
News Release
Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Governor Abbott Statement On U.S. House Of Representatives Vote
To Approve Harvey Relief Down Payment

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the United States House of Representatives voted to allocate $7.85 billion as an initial down payment to Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

 

“Today’s bipartisan vote by the U.S. House of Representatives is an encouraging sign that Congress intends to step up and ensure Texans receive the financial aid they need to rebuild in the aftermath of this devastating storm,” said Governor Abbott. “I am hopeful that the U.S. Senate will act quickly to pass this measure, which will serve as a down payment for future relief to help Texas recover. I want to extend my gratitude to members of both parties who voted in favor of this important piece of legislation.”




Remembering Jim Guidry


Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)         News@GuidryNews.com
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.