The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Michael Grimm, R-Staten Island, would cap yearly premium increases at 18 percent.
So far, the state has funding for 424 buyouts statewide. The Department of Environmental Protection said 169 property owners have accepted buyout offers in South River and Sayreville.
The Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday finds more New Jersey residents disapprove of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled recovery from Sandy.
A sport-utility vehicle slammed through a house that had just been remodeled because of Superstorm Sandy in Wantagh, Long Island early Saturday.
Jersey Central Power & Light, New Jersey’s second-largest utility company, has been given tentative permission to raise customers’ bills to pay the costs it incurred to restore power following the storms in 2011 and 2012.
One speaker claimed that of the more than 25,000 residents who applied for aid through the Build It Back program, none have received a payout.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the plan Friday. He says it will “dramatically improve” the power grid on Long Island. It suffered widespread and sometimes weeks-long outages after the October 2012 storm.
Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.
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.
The executive director of NJ TRANSIT announced his resignation Tuesday, leaving behind a record that includes a costly decision to leave rail equipment in the path of Superstorm Sandy and the image of thousands of fans stranded for hours after this month’s Super Bowl when trains couldn’t accommodate them.
Millions of dollars in federal superstorm Sandy aid meant to rebuild New Jersey homes went to projects far away from the counties hardest hit by the storm.
Much of Randy Taylor’s previous work as a documentary-style photographer was changed forever after Superstorm Sandy.
The Garden State raked in more tourism dollars in 2013 than it did in 2009 and 2011, and it was only slightly behind the nearly $40 million record set in 2012.
In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.
The pieces of art are made up of pieces of people’s lives swept up in the Oct. 2012 storm. Toms River artist Gregg Hinlicky created 28 collages with the debris he recovered.