Senate to vote on disaster aid bill

The Senate is set to vote on a disaster aid bill Monday that will affect funding for California wildfire recovery.

Posted: Apr 1, 2019 11:58 AM

The Senate is set to vote on a disaster aid bill Monday that will affect funding for California wildfire recovery.

However, a disagreement over hurricane relief for Puerto Rico is putting the bipartisan-backed disaster aid bill in jeopardy.

Senate Republicans are taking a hard line in denying democratic demands for more aid for Puerto Rico, which was devastated by back-to-back hurricanes in 2017.

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