federal disaster relief

Destroyed house in New Dorp Beach Jan. 13, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Locals Fear Federal Sandy Aid Battle In Congress

Congress was scheduled to vote on a $51 billion federal storm aid package. But objections to so-called pork making its way into the original measure have led House Republicans to draft their own $17 billion package.


Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

FEMA Extends Deadline For Conn. Residents Impacted By Superstorm Sandy

More than $20 million in federal aid has already been approved for Conn. residents and Malloy said the extension will help ensure that all residents and businesses that suffered damage in the storm will have enough time to get their applications in.