First phase of Hurricane Sandy assistance approved in U.S. House; all four Kansas representatives vote no
The U.S. House just approved the first installment of emergency disaster assistance for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The measure passed with bipartisan support, 161 Republicans and 193 Democrats, for a total of 354 votes for the bill, and 67 votes, all Republican, against it. All four Kansas representatives — Lynn Jenkins, Kevin Yoder, Tim Huelskamp and Mike Pompeo — voted against the bill.
Here is a link to a story on the passage: http://bloom.bg/S9wHdK