Andrew Cuomo

Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts (AP photo)

Congressional aides: Obama asks $60.4B Sandy aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional aides say President Barack Obama is asking Congress to approve $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Super Storm Sandy in late October. […]

12/07/2012

NJ Governor Chris Christie

NJ’s damage from Sandy nearly $37 billion

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Gov. Chris Christie says Superstorm Sandy caused $36.8 billion in damage in New Jersey. Christie is requesting that amount, which is greater than his state’s entire budget, from the federal government. […]

11/28/2012

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $42B in damage, loss

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City will make big requests for disaster aid from the […]

11/26/2012

NY Gov. Cuomo expands opening of Battery Tunnel

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The former Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, a key New York City thoroughfare flooded by Superstorm Sandy, is being reopened to cars. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced the first phase of […]

11/13/2012

Fear of looting grips NYC as new storm threatens

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East Coast storm threatened and police […]

11/06/2012

Where will housing be found for Sandy's victims?

NEW YORK (AP) – Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless. The Federal Emergency […]

11/05/2012

States scramble to help displaced residents vote

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) – One storm-battered New Jersey county was delivering ballots to emergency shelters Monday while New York City was lining up shuttle buses to ferry people in hard-hit coastal areas to the […]

11/05/2012

Lights in lower Manhattan, misery in outer regions

NEW YORK (AP) — The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by Superstorm Sandy. But that […]

11/04/2012

NYC powers up but outer boroughs still have problems

NEW YORK (AP) – The lights are back on in lower Manhattan and that prompted screams of sweet relief from residents who’d been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by the superstorm. But their […]

11/03/2012

Cuomo: 'No reason to panic' over gas shortages

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s signed an executive order waiving a requirement that fuel tankers register and pay tax before unloading. He also is threatening utility companies’ rights to […]

11/02/2012

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