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State disaster package passes first hurdle

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- The Iowa House unanimously passed a $56-million disaster relief package following Iowa's record flooding and devastating tornadoes.

The package includes money for housing and grants for local governments to cover disaster recovery costs. The bill now moves to the State senate. Lawmakers hope to get the relief package to governor culver's desk by the end of the week.

Click here to read the entire bill.

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