Small Business Administration
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.
The Small Business Administration is known mostly as the organization that gives loans to entrepreneurs looking to start businesses, but when a disaster is declared, the agency does a lot more.
Malloy credits, in large part, the drills held over the summer for the response to Sandy.
Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.
At least 2,000 homes across New Jersey were evacuated as a result of the March floods, which also closed several major roadways.
U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner announced Sunday that more than $262 million was distributed in fiscal year 2010.