Federal Funding

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12 N.J. Community Colleges To Share $15M In Funding

New Jersey’s two U.S. senators say 12 of the state’s community colleges will be sharing $15 million in federal funding.

10/02/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer calls on the U.S. Senate to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act at a news conference on March 10, 2014 in Belle Harbor, Queens. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Schumer: NYC ‘Taking Its Sweet Time’ Distributing Federal Sandy Aid

Schumer said he fought last year for the federal aid in Congress but it’s not getting to those in need fast enough.

03/11/2014

Gov. Chris Christie meets with superstorm Sandy victims in Keansburg, Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS 2)

Christie Announces Plans To Distribute New Wave Of Federal Sandy Aid

The 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.

02/04/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer And Other Officials Make Announcement About Montague Tunnel (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Schumer: Montague Tunnel Repairs Are Well Under Way

U.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.

10/26/2013

A woman walks with her dog by homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy along the beach in the Rockaways on January 15, 2013.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Residents Left Homeless By Sandy Speak Out Days Before Hotel Evictions

Federal 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.

10/02/2013

Islip Beach reopens, July 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Islip Beach Reopens Nearly 9 Months After Sandy

Islip is among the last of Long Island’s beaches to open after Sandy’s devastating blow.

07/17/2013

A man holds his child as they view damage from Sandy along the Jersey Shore in Belmar - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pallone: Jersey Shore To Get ‘Largest Ever’ Beach Replenishment Project

The project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.

05/05/2013

Gov. Chris Christie at Union Beach "Mobile Cabinet" meeting Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: youtube.com)

Christie: National Flood Insurance Program Has ‘Stunk,’ Been A ‘Disgrace’ To Sandy Victims

Gov. 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.

02/05/2013

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School Boards Association: NY Could Lose $164M In Funding To Fiscal Cliff

The 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.

12/11/2012

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Lautenberg Leads Rally Supporting Federal Funds For Planned Parenthood

Dueling protests brought out passionate pro-life advocates and Planned Parenthood supporters to Englewood, New Jersey Tuesday.

03/22/2011

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Incensed By Federal Funding Snub

Mayor Mike Bloomberg is fuming that the New York Police Department didn’t get a cut of federal money being given out to hire police officers.

10/01/2010

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Gov. Christie Fires N.J. Education Commissioner

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sacked his education commissioner Friday in an embarrassing fiasco — complete with video tapes — that cost the state $400 million.

08/27/2010