Mike Byrne

Federal coordinating officer Mike Byrne discusses FEMA's response to Sandy in Long Beach - Dec. 28, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Senate Approves Sandy Aid Bill As FEMA Declares Commitment To Long Beach

Friday evening, the Senate approved a $60.4 billion emergency aid for victims of the hurricane that devastated parts of the Tri-State Area by a 63-32 vote. Officials are urging the House to now pass the bill as well.