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.
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.
More Lawsuits Allege National Flood Insurance Program Cheated Sandy Victims Out Of MoneyThe attorneys for the Sandy victims said the companies manipulated software to exclude sales taxes, cheating victims out of tens of thousands of dollars.
Source To CBS2: Contractors Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating Sandy VictimsClaims have surfaced that government contractors have been making up documents to cheat victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Toms River Mayor Signs Eminent Domain Ordinance For Dune SystemMeantime, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government's flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.
Maloney: New Yorkers Could Soon See Flood Insurance Rates SkyrocketU.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday a dramatic increase that could soon be facing New Yorkers.
FDNY Launches Fire Safety Campaign In Areas Devastated By SandyMeantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.
Sharp Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Set To Take EffectFlood insurance premiums of $30,000 a year? That's what some homeowners could be facing as astronomical rate hikes are set to take effect nationwide Oct. 1.
FEMA: Most New Jersey Sandy Claims SettledThe agency says that as of Tuesday, there had been 74,825 claims filed and 70,689 had been closed.
Workshops Help Sandy Victims In New Jersey Cut Through Insurance Red TapeHelp for Superstorm Sandy victims looking to cut through insurance red tape stopped by a traveling forum in Manasquan, N.J. this week.
Stories From Main Street: Jersey Shore Residents Still Await Flood Insurance ChecksIf you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven't received a flood insurance check, you're not alone.
Christie: National Flood Insurance Program Has 'Stunk,' Been A 'Disgrace' To Sandy VictimsGov. Christie was blunt as he talked to an audience in the hard-hit bay shore community about the government's handling of the National Flood Insurance Program. The governor said the program has funding, but has not yet released it to the state.
President Obama Signs First Round Of Federal Sandy Aid Into LawThe law give the Federal Emergency Management Agency increased borrowing power. The agency said it was poised to run out of money if Congress had not acted.
Congress Quickly Approves $9.7 Billion In Hurricane Sandy Flood AidThe House of Representatives and Senate approved a Hurricane Sandy relief bill on Friday. That means checks could soon be in the mail for tens of thousands of storm victims to repair their homes and businesses.
EXCLUSIVE: Washington Dysfunction Devastating Those With Flood InsuranceOn Friday, Congress will finally vote on the first bit of aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy. That won't be soon enough for thousands of people, including a Staten Island man who is left out in the cold.