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Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

N.J. Sandy Rebuilding Program Labeled ‘Colossal Failure,’ ‘Disaster’ By Some Pols

New Jersey Senate president Steve Sweeney held an event Wednesday in Perth Amboy to push for his proposed Sandy Bill Of Rights. The bill is designed to better inform and interact with victims of the Oct. 2012 storm.

02/19/2014

A truck drives down a flooded street after water levels lowered October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Announces $57 Million Voucher Program For Families Still Impacted By Sandy

Christie made the announcement Tuesday in Little Ferry, the site of widespread flooding from the Hackensack River after the storm hit last October.

10/22/2013

Glen Cove Police monitoring video surveillance cameras. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Glen Cove Installing Additional License Plate Readers

The technology is used to look for stolen vehicles, for Amber Alerts, for criminal suspects and even for those who are driving without insurance.

10/09/2013

Sandy's damage in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

Federal Grant To Help Get Unemployed Conn. Residents Back To Work In Storm Clean-Up Effort

The grant will allow the state to pay for roughly 120 new positions for up to 20 weeks for clean-up, demolition, repair, renovation and reconstruction of public structures and property damaged in the storm.

12/04/2012

Long Beach Firefighters (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Firefighters Laid Off In Budget Cuts Get Jobs Back After Sandy

Sen. Chuck Schumer helped secure a $910,000 grant from the federal government to allow the Long Beach Fire Department to reinstate five young firefighters for the next two years.

12/02/2012

New York State Department Of Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera makes federal grant announcement in Red Hook Nov. 25, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Federal Grant To Help Get Thousands Of New Yorkers Back To Work

The New York State Department of Labor is administering the funds and will work with communities to help deploy workers to job sites.

11/25/2012

Scene where four teens were shot near a playground in Brownsville in August, 2012 (file/credit: CBS 2)

Federal Grant Awarded To Brooklyn Community Plagued By Gun Violence

Police commissioner Ray Kelly described the grant as a valuable tool to help measure which programs are working and which are not as effective.

09/25/2012