Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & Money, a biweekly interview podcast at WNYC. A veteran public media reporter, Anna covered politics for years, including the 2013 New York City mayoral race, the 2012 presidential campaign, and the statehouse beat in Connecticut and West Virginia. She is a frequent fill-in host for The Brian Lehrer Show and The Leonard Lopate Show and has contributed to NPR, Marketplace, PBS Newshour, CNN, MSNBC, BBC, Slate, and NY1.
Analysis: How the $60B Sandy Aid Will Be Spent
Monday, December 10, 2012
The fate of President Barack Obama's $60.4 billion Sandy recovery package now rests with Congress. Lawmakers in the House and Senate will decide how much of that amount they think is worth spending, and how any funds would be divvied up between states and agencies.
Mitchell Moss, a professor of urban policy and planning at New York University, tracked how federal aid was spent after the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001 and has written about that, and the pitfalls of FEMA-funded recoveries.