Long Island Drying Out After 'Historic' Storm Dumps Record RainfallSuffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an "unprecedented'' deluge.
Cuomo: State To Probe Banks' Handling Of Sandy Victims' MortgagesNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced a state review of banks and mortgage lenders who were allowed to delay payments as a result of damage from Superstorm Sandy, only to be asked to pay it all back in one lump sum.
New York State Pushes Banks To Release Over $200 Million In Sandy AidNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that his administration is working with banks to release nearly $208 million in checks already approved for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Cuomo Tells Insurance Companies To Pick Up The Ball With Sandy ClaimsOne month after superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers are recovering well, with one notable exception.
Gov. Cuomo Aide Benjamin Lawsky New Head Of Financial Oversight In New YorkThe New York Senate has confirmed Benjamin Lawsky, a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan and Cuomo's chief of staff, is the first superintendent of the Department of Financial Services. He was a special assistant to Cuomo as attorney general.