Sandy aid

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
Getty Images News)

Protesters Again Interrupt Christie Town Hall With Complaints About Sandy Aid, GWB Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie stood by as the protesters – some shouting “New Jersey deserves better” – were escorted out by police.

03/18/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer calls on the U.S. Senate to pass the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act at a news conference on March 10, 2014 in Belle Harbor, Queens. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Schumer: NYC ‘Taking Its Sweet Time’ Distributing Federal Sandy Aid

Schumer said he fought last year for the federal aid in Congress but it’s not getting to those in need fast enough.

03/11/2014

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

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Reject Sandy Aid Requests For Shoreline Homeowners Looking To Raise Homes

The state sent rejection letters Monday to 94 applicants from Greenwich to East Haven who requested aid to raise their homes under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

01/28/2014

New Jersey Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno speaks to the press Jan. 20, 2014, in Union Beach, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno Calls Political Retribution Charge ‘Completely False’

Democratic Mayor Dawn Zimmer said she met for several hours with representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and turned over her journal and other materials.

01/20/2014

Michael Bloomberg and other elected officials announce a new round of Sandy Aid for New York state and New York City on Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

New York State To Receive $2.1 Billion More In Federal Superstorm Sandy Aid

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Monday that the state will receive nearly $2.1 billon, and the city will get over $1.3 billion.

10/28/2013

Angelo Genova, Charles Burgio outside Burgio's Lindenhurst home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Sandy-Damaged House Being Rebuilt For LI Man Forced To Live In Backyard

Contractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn’t been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio’s situation.

09/11/2013

Gov. Chris Christie in Little Ferry, N.J., July 30, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Deadline Approaching For N.J. Residents Eligible For $180 Million In Grant Money

Homeowners in the nine hardest-hit counties in the state can use the $10,000 grants for any non-construction purpose.

07/30/2013

Floodwaters rush into the Hoboken PATH station during Sandy (credit: Port Authority)

Federal Sandy Aid Designated For Port Authority Sites Damaged By Flooding

About $141.5 million of the funding will go towards repairing the PATH train line, with the remaining $54.2 million designated for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub.

03/03/2013