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.
FEMA Agrees To Revise New York City Flood MapsFEMA's flood maps unveiled in early 2015 would have put 35,000 more homes in at risk areas.
FEMA Conducts Nationwide Test Of Emergency Alert SystemThe Federal Emergency Management Agency conducted a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System.
FEMA Slow To Review Claims Of Underpayment By Sandy VictimsFewer than 200 checks have been issued for an average of $15,000.
FEMA Continues Sending Reimbursement Bills To Sandy Victims, Claiming OverpaymentFEMA wanted $27,000 back from Cohill, saying he didn't deserve the money because he also received insurance money to rebuild.
FEMA Extends Deadline To Review Sandy Flood Damage ClaimsThe 30-day extension came just before Tuesday's deadline expired and after the Housing and Urban Development Department announced it would not seek to recoup duplicate benefits already paid to homeowners, up to $20,000.
Long Island Business Owner Accused Of Scamming FEMA, IRSHarendra Singh is accused of under reporting his income by $10 million to cheat the IRS and bribing a Town of Oyster Bay employee.
FEMA Offers Review Of Sandy Payouts Following Fraud Claims, But Some Say They're SkepticalIt's an offer you'd think homeowners can't refuse: the possibility of more money on their damaged home claims from FEMA.
FEMA: People Should Submit Sandy-Related Payment Review Requests By Sept. 15The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said it strongly encourages people to submit their requests for reviews of Superstorm Sandy-related payments by Sept. 15.
New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism GrantsNew York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.
Officials Hope Replenishment Project Will Protect NJ Beaches From Future StormsIt's officially beach season and officials have been hard at work to make the shore experience even better.
Lawmakers Fight Back Against FEMA's Request For Sandy Victims To Pay Back FundsReps. Rice and Meeks are sponsoring legislation to allow FEMA to forgive debts owed by storm victims
Congressional Task Force: FEMA Has Failed In Getting Sandy Victims MoneyA congressional task force has been put to work for the effort to get federal money to people still trying to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.
2,700 New Trees To Be Planted In Sandy-Ravaged Long BeachThe City of Long Beach, ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012, is about to get a new look.
Staten Island D.A. Promises FEMA Overhaul To Sandy Victims If Elected To CongressThe congressional candidate said the federal government made life for Sandy victims even worse.