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AP source: Funding bill includes disaster aid for Jackson water crisis

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www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2022-09-26 14:14:31

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $12 billion in Ukraine-related aid will be included as part of stopgap spending bill that would fund the federal government into mid-December, a person familiar with the legislation said Monday.

The funding package, which Congress is set to consider this week, will also provide disaster assistance, including for Jackson, Mississippi, where improvements are needed for the city’s water treatment system after its main facility malfunctioned in late August, leaving many stranded without clean water.

Also in the package is money…

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