Emergency Aid for Los Angeles and Chicago

Members of the House of Representatives debated H.R. 5132, legislation concerning disaster emergency supplemental appropriations for Los… read more

Members of the House of Representatives debated H.R. 5132, legislation concerning disaster emergency supplemental appropriations for Los Angeles and Chicago. The bill would aid victims of the Los Angeles riots and recent flooding in Chicago with over $800 million in disaster relief. Earlier in the year, a break in an abandoned tunnel system beneath the Chicago River caused millions of dollars of damage to the lower floors of several Chicago buildings. In Los Angeles, riots occurred following the acquittal of four white policemen charged with beating a black suspect. Provisions in the legislation set the emergency spending outside of budget limits. close

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Emergency Aid for Los Angeles and Chicago

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Program ID:
26076-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 1992
Last Aired:
May 16, 1992

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  • May 15, 1992 | 1:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 1992 | 7:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 1992 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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