7 Years After Superstorm Sandy, Sen. Bob Menendez Aims To Revamp Flood Insurance System With New BillMenendez says his National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act makes affordability a priority and sets deadlines for FEMA to respond to homeowners.
Superstorm Sandy Victims At Risk In FEMA Personal Data BreachFEMA is warning that personal data shared with a contractor that supports its transitional shelter assistance program may have been stolen.
Rep. Max Rose Pushing Back Against Higher Flood Insurance Rate HikeThe cost of flood insurance could be going up thanks to FEMA, upsetting some Staten Island residents.
Long Island To See Flood Insurance Rates Soar As Fed Changes ProgramFlood insurance reform will soon impact hundreds of thousands of folks who live in low-lying parts our area.
NYC Admits To Defrauding FEMA After Superstorm Sandy, Must Pay Back $5.3 Million For Fake ClaimsThe DOT claims they're fully cooperating with the fraud investigation however, reports from the U.S. Attorney's Office show the agency knew about the phony claims for years before they acted to correct it.
CBS New York's Severe Weather GuideAs our area braces for another bout of inclement weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe storm.
Billy Joel's Plan To Renovate His Long Island Mansion Upsets NeighborsBilly Joel’s Long Island neighbors are speaking out against his plans for massive renovation at his home in the Hamptons.
Puerto Ricans Given Refuge After Hurricane Granted More TimeAbout a hundred Puerto Rican families who sought refuge in New York after Hurricane Maria will be given an extension on support.
Puerto Ricans Who Sought Refuge After Hurricane Maria Face Eviction As FEMA Aid EndsNearly 100 Puerto Rican families who sought refuge in New York after Hurricane Maria now fear they will become homeless again.
FEMA Finalizing Plans To Airlift Puerto Rican Hurricane Survivors To New YorkFor the first time ever, the federal government could airlift hurricane survivors from Puerto Rico and relocate them to New York and Florida.
Sen. Schumer Calls On White House To Name Chief Executive For Puerto Rico RecoverySchumer said the federal response to Hurricane Maria has been mismanaged.
Trump Says He'll Visit Puerto Rico Next Tuesday As FEMA Ramps Up Maria Disaster ResponseNearly a week after Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico, leaving the entire island without power, President Trump said he plans on visiting the US territory on Tuesday.
Vice President Pence Promises Federal Help In Hurricane Irma AftermathVice President Mike Pence assured Floridians that the federal government would be behind them in efforts to recover from Hurricane Irma.
President Trump In Texas For Updates On Harvey Flooding, RecoveryThe president is in Corpus Christi on the first leg of a two-stop tour of the state to be briefed on the damage and the recovery efforts.
Schumer Slams FEMA IG’s Plan To Recoup Sandy Money From Hard Hit Long Island TownsYet, now the inspector general's office of FEMA, the federal agency overseeing storm recovery is asking the towns to repay some of the relief money.