The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.
The Bazzarellis have not received any aid. After the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied their request for flood insurance the family paid $200,000 out-of-pocket to repair their restaurant.
The debate over federal aid for Superstorm Sandy has infuriated many elected officials, but it is more than a war of words for those still struggling in the aftermath of the devastating storm.
New Jersey’s Senate budget committee has toured areas in Bergen County hard-hit by Superstorm Sandy and is hearing from local officials about damages.
More than a month after the levee broke during Superstorm Sandy and put large sections of Little Ferry and Moonachie, N.J., under water and mud, some residents said their insurance companies have left them high and dry.
Many residents have already filed paperwork with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster relief, but said bills continue to pile up while they wait for answers.
For those in New Jersey who have been living without electricity since superstorm Sandy arrived, things are slowly getting better.
Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he never thought he would see such destruction, after he took a helicopter tour of the wreckage wrought by Superstorm Sandy on the Jersey Shore.
The studio had formally been housed for over 40 years in a 40,000-square-foot building in Hoboken. But it outgrew that site, which could not be expanded to fit the company’s needs.
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