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.
Islip is among the last of Long Island’s beaches to open after Sandy’s devastating blow.
A Piscataway, N.J., woman has admitted to stealing nearly $170,000 from a health insurance company, by falsifying invoices seeking reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for care for her ailing husband.
Malloy spokesman Andrew Doba said Thursday the Democratic governor wrote a personal check to reimburse the magazine “to remove a needless distraction when there are far more important public policy issues to deal with.”
Sen. Charles Schumer said more than a dozen school districts on Long Island spent more than $1 million to provide transportation to some 1,000 displaced students.
According to Attorney General Schneiderman, the Young Adult Institute, the state’s largest provider of residential services, for a decade inflated expenses reported for reimbursement.