The trustee recovering money for thousands of investors said Monday that a half-billion-dollar settlement has been reached with two financial funds that invested with Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff.
It has been 19 months since Superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State Area, but the rebuilding process has been painfully slow. Thousands have claimed they are being short-changed when it comes to getting the insurance money they need.
The New York Rising program was set up by the state to help victims of Superstorm Sandy rebuild, but many have said the program has failed to deliver.
The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.
Iraq War Vet Raising Funds For Military Families Via ‘Forrest Gump’-Style Walk Comes To Times Square
Troy Yocum was in Iraq when a fellow soldier emailed to say he was in deep financial trouble, so he decided to embark on a 7,000 mile walk to raise money for him, and other military families.
The weatherization program is designed to residents save on energy costs through the installation of insulation, sealing ducts and stopping heat loss through leaky windows and doors.