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A Year Later, Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Linger In New Jersey

Huffington Post: To be sure, remarkable progress has been made in recovering from one of the worst storms ever to hit New Jersey and the second-costliest in the nation's history at $65 billion, trailing only Hurricane Katrina's $125 billion cost. Tens of millions of ...
New house for lottery winner who lost home in Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island

- 1 month ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A former Staten Islander and Hurricane Sandy survivor is part of a couple who plan to buy a new house after winning more than a quarter million dollars in the Connecticut lottery.

Christie announces $202M post-Sandy project in Union Beach

- 1 month ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: UNION BEACH — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday announced a $202 million flood control project for one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy.The governor, joined by U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.), said the project will protect Union...

Christie poll numbers continue to fade

- 1 month ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A majority of New Jersey voters disapprove of the job Gov. Christie is doing, with most expressing dissatisfaction with his handling of Hurricane Sandy recovery, the state economy, taxes, and other issues, a new poll has found.

Couple who lost their home in Hurricane Sandy win the lottery: 'You have to keep the faith'

- 1 month ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A New York couple devastated by Hurricane Sandy have had a dramatic change in circumstances after winning the lottery.

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Chris Christie's Hurricane Sandy Relief Programs Screw Over Low-Income

Ring of Fire: The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) released a report earlier this week that shows nearly half of all applications to the Low- and Moderate Income Homeowners Rebuilding Program, which was set up to help those displaced by Hurricane ...

Cruz supports federal relief for Texas floods; voted against Hurricane Sandy

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) showed his support for federal disaster relief in the wake of devastating floods in Texas last week -- two and a half years after voting against a disaster relief bill for victims of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated the East ...

Ted Cruz, Foe of Hurricane Sandy Relief Package, Praises Federal Aid for Texas

Bloomberg: Two years after opposing federal aid for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, Cruz voiced support on Wednesday for congressional relief for victims of this week's flooding in Texas. "There are a series of federal statutory thresholds that have to be ...

Obama: "Climate Change Didn't Cause Hurricane Sandy, But May Have Made It

RealClearPolitics: President Obama talks about the impact of climate change at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida on Thursday. While the president acknowledged climate change didn't cause Hurricane Sandy, he did link the force of hurricanes to climate change ...

Activists Conduct Bus Tour Along Jersey Shore Of Areas Still Suffering From

CBS Local: LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) — Thirty-one months after Hurricane Sandy hammered the Jersey shore, thousands are still out of their homes and many are pointing a finger of blame squarely at Governor Chris Christie. Activists took part in a ...

Ted Cruz — who voted against Hurricane Sandy aid — calls for federal relief

New York Daily News: Texas Sen. and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz — who voted against aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy — called for federal relief Wednesday in the wake of devastating floods and storms that have ravaged his home state. The Tea Party ...

Howard helps forgotten block hit hard by Hurricane Sandy

That's the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. And resident Bruce Dworken can't understand why his block looks this way. Howard: “Have you gone to the officials in Hempstead, the town officials and said, 'What's going on? Why haven't you done anything with ...

NOAA Predicts Below Average Hurricane Season Due To El Niño

Hartford Courant: For example, Hurricane Sandy in 2012 cost insurers $18.75 billion in claims, not including an additional $7.3 billion in flood claims paid by the National Flood Insurance Program, according to the Insurance Information Institute, a property-casualty ...

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Ex-state official fined for Hurricane Sandy ethics violation

WRGB: ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A former state emergency management official has been fined $4,000 for diverting crisis recovery workers to remove a fallen tree from his driveway during response to widespread Hurricane Sandy devastation. The state Joint ...

Ex-s tate official fined for Hurricane Sandy ethics violation

WRGB: ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A former state emergency management official has been fined $4,000 for diverting crisis recovery workers to remove a fallen tree from his driveway during response to widespread Hurricane Sandy devastation. The state Joint ...

Nichols Marina finally fully operational after Hurricane Sandy

SILive.com: After Sandy, the lease ended on December 31, 2012. Jarvis committed to rebuild the marina with funds Schumer secured in the $60 billion Hurricane Sandy Supplemental Appropriation and issued a three-year concession contract to Marinas of the Future.

Powerful stories: TCNJ launches Hurricane Sandy project

NJ.com: TOMS RIVER — Brian Garofalo was just a few minutes into his Hurricane Sandy story when the memories started to overwhelm him. Sitting at his kitchen table, he described how the storm destroyed his business at the Beach Bar in Seaside Heights. Then, he ...

Cuba fights public anger with reform in country's tense east

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba (AP) — Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on her state ration book and a daily hustle for extra rice or cooking oil.

Communist government battles public anger with reform and rebuilding in tense eastern Cuba

Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy trashed Cuba's second-largest city, 35-year-old Melba Martinez is still out of work and struggling to feed two children on her state ration book and a daily hustle for extra rice or cooking oil.

Hurricane Sandy: Couple Wins Lottery Three Years After Losing Everything In Superstorm

Three years after losing their homes in Hurricane Sandy, a couple has won the lottery. Maryann Daino and Dennis Klaus won $255,555 in Connecticut’s 5 Card Cash lottery in October, 2014. However, they did not claim their winnings until last week. Between October 22 and November 5, 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused an estimated $68 billion Hurricane Sandy: Couple Wins Lottery Three Years After Losing ...

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Ex-New York emergency management director gets $4000 fine for sending work

New York Daily News: ALBANY — A former top state emergency management official has been slapped with a $4,000 fine for sending work crews to clear a tree from his Long Island driveway after Hurricane Sandy. Steven Kuhr, who headed the state's Office of Emergency ...

Couple who lost their home in Hurricane Sandy win the lottery: 'You have to keep the faith'

A New York couple devastated by Hurricane Sandy have had a dramatic change in circumstances after winning the lottery.

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