Congressman Lamar Smith

Representing the 21st District of Texas
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Rep. Smith Votes to Fund Hurricane Relief

Sep 8, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Rep. Lamar Smith voted to provide $15 billion in emergency funding for the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. The funding bill also extends the National Flood Insurance Program.

Rep. Smith: “Today my vote was for all those in Texas and Louisiana who have been impacted by the devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Congress worked quickly and efficiently to pass emergency federal assistance so those affected can have the aid they need to start their recovery from Hurricane Harvey.”