FEMA funds could last through week, averting standoff
September 26th, 2011
03:01 PM ET
3 years ago

FEMA funds could last through week, averting standoff

Washington (CNN) - The congressional standoff over disaster relief funding that is threatening a government shutdown might be resolved as early as Monday night, several Senate Democratic aides told CNN Monday.

The aides said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be able to say it can stretch its depleted funds through the fiscal year – which ends Friday – and new funding kicks in Saturday October 1st.
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