Which States Are Most Affected By The Government Shutdown?According to a new survey by personal finance website WalletHub, the nation's capital is also ground zero for the shutdown's impact on everyday Americans.
Sen. Gillibrand Proposes Legislation To Help Schools With Asthmatic StudentsIn the Bronx, crisscrossed by expressways and dotted with old industrial sites, asthma rates are sky high.
12 N.J. Community Colleges To Share $15M In FundingNew Jersey's two U.S. senators say 12 of the state's community colleges will be sharing $15 million in federal funding.
Schumer: NYC 'Taking Its Sweet Time' Distributing Federal Sandy AidSchumer said he fought last year for the federal aid in Congress but it's not getting to those in need fast enough.
Christie Announces Plans To Distribute New Wave Of Federal Sandy AidThe governor touted a second round of federal funding to the tune of $1.46 billion to help Sandy victims. Christie promised nearly half of the money would go towards housing.
Schumer: Montague Tunnel Repairs Are Well Under WayU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Saturday that the reconstruction of the Montague Tunnel that sends the R Train under the East River is well under way, with federal funding in place to get the job done.
NYC Residents Left Homeless By Sandy Speak Out Days Before Hotel EvictionsFederal funding for the program ended this week but about 300 people are still sleeping in city-funded hotel rooms that are paid for through Friday.
Islip Beach Reopens Nearly 9 Months After SandyIslip is among the last of Long Island's beaches to open after Sandy's devastating blow.
Pallone: Jersey Shore To Get 'Largest Ever' Beach Replenishment ProjectThe project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.
Christie: National Flood Insurance Program Has 'Stunk,' Been A 'Disgrace' To Sandy VictimsGov. Christie was blunt as he talked to an audience in the hard-hit bay shore community about the government's handling of the National Flood Insurance Program. The governor said the program has funding, but has not yet released it to the state.
School Boards Association: NY Could Lose $164M In Funding To Fiscal CliffThe group's analysis of federal grant allocations estimates New York City's potential loss at $95 million. Buffalo could lose $4 million, Rochester, $3.4 million and Syracuse and Yonkers, $1.6 million each.
Lautenberg Leads Rally Supporting Federal Funds For Planned ParenthoodDueling protests brought out passionate pro-life advocates and Planned Parenthood supporters to Englewood, New Jersey Tuesday.

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