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Congressman Al Lawson

Representing the 5th District of Florida

Rep. Lawson Statement on the Passage of the Disaster Relief Funding

June 3, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) released the following statement after the House passed legislation to provide disaster relief to communities throughout the United States:

“I am pleased that Congress has finally passed the $19 billion appropriations for disaster relief,” said Rep. Lawson, a Gadsden County, Fla., native. “This has been a long time coming for many Americans across our nation, and this funding will provide long overdue assistance for communities struggling to rebuild. The President needs to act swiftly and approve this vital legislation that will help families fighting to get back on their feet from Hurricane Michael and other recent natural disasters.”