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WNYC News

Amid Headline-Grabbing Bridgegate Indictments, Hoboken Probe Quietly Comes to an End

Sunday, May 03, 2015

NJ Spotlight
U.S. Attorney tells Christie administration cabinet officials that federal investigation has closed

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WNYC News

Feds Grant $3B to NYC Public Housing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be used for repairs and resiliency measures at 33 city public housing developments.

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New Jersey News

Sandy Recovery Leans on Charities But Results Inconsistent

Thursday, December 04, 2014

National groups raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the weeks following the storm, but there are still gaps in providing help. 

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WNYC News

NYC Adult Home Residents Asked to Repay FEMA Aid

Monday, November 10, 2014

The agency says cash meant for temporary housing was instead used to house residents in a series shelters, rather than hotels.

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WNYC News

Where's the Money (Sandy Aid)?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Nearly two years after the historic hurricane hit, a look at what’s holding up the money.

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WNYC News

How Did New York Get So Much Sandy Money?

Thursday, June 19, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The damage estimates were similar, but now the last chunk of federal dollars has left Jersey short. And officials in the Garden State don't understand how the federal formula worked against them.

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WNYC News

Christie Vetoes Sandy Bill of Rights

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The New Jersey Legislature's attempt at making it easier to get aid is rebuffed by the governor.

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WNYC News

A Year Later...Just Five Sandy Recovery Projects Get Oversight

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC

Angry Sandy victims still can’t return to their damaged homes because the recovery projects aren’t getting oversight. In fact, only five programs even have a monitor. But this hasn’t kept contractors from billing for millions. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Hoboken Gets Shortchanged On Sandy Money

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Scott Gurian looks at how certain cities are not scheduled to receive what some officials in those cities say is a sufficient amount of Sandy aid money.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christie's Sandy Recovery Problem

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for Politics and Policy at WNYC, explains why Chris Christie is sticking by Port Authority chair David Samson, and Matt Katz, New Jersey Public Radio and WNYC reporter, explains how the slow distribution of Sandy aid money is dogging Chris Christie's reputation and further damaging his chances to be the GOP presidential nominee in 2016.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

'Sandy Bill of Rights' Tour

Thursday, February 20, 2014

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling for a 'Sandy Bill of Rights' to bring transparency to recovery and aid programs. He discusses his recently-introduced legislation as well as his 'Bill of Rights' tour stopping in some of the hardest hit areas in New Jersey.

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WNYC News

If It's Bribery, This Must Be Hoboken

Thursday, February 06, 2014

WNYC

A 40-story apartment complex in exchange for Sandy aid? That's the way they roll in this New Jersey city.

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WNYC News

Christie's Biggest Sandy Contractor Fired

Thursday, January 23, 2014

WNYC

Without notice to legislators or homeowners, the Christie administration dumped a contractor that critics say botched efforts to get Sandy victims back in their homes. But the company got $10.5 million to walk away.

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WNYC News

FBI Investigates Allegations Against Christie Aides, Report Says

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The FBI is questioning at least five witnesses as part of their investigation into whether Gov. Chris Christie’s aides threatened to cut off federal Sandy relief aid in Hoboken, NJ, according to NBC news.

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WNYC News

NJ 'Storm Czar' Refutes Claim Hoboken was Shortchanged

Monday, January 20, 2014

The top official overseeing New Jersey’s Sandy recovery stepped into the media spotlight for the first time to deny Hoboken was shortchanged.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Legal Help a Year After Sandy

Monday, October 28, 2013

Yisroel Schulman, co-founder, president, and, attorney at large at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), talks about the Storm Response Unit and what kind of assistance is still available a year after Sandy struck.

 

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WNYC News

New York and New Jersey Homeowners Waiting for Hurricane Sandy Aid

Thursday, October 24, 2013

WNYC

A year after Hurricane Sandy, homeowners in New York and New Jersey are still waiting for disaster assistance that hasn’t come.

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New Jersey News

Buono Blasts Christie for Slow Sandy Recovery

Friday, September 20, 2013

WHYY

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono is hoping to tap into voters' frustrations with the slow pace of Sandy recovery by blasting Gov. Chris Christie for the bureaucracy and lack of transparency she says surround the state's major grant programs.

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New Jersey News

The Jersey Shore's Summer That Wasn't

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

WNYC

Despite $5.57 billion in federal disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Sandy, Seaside Heights and other nearby towns experienced a 40 percent drop-off in tourism-related businesses this summer.

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New Jersey News

Obama Task Force Reports on Sandy Rebuild

Monday, August 19, 2013

WNYC

A task force appointed by President Obama is expected to release its report Monday on the post-Sandy rebuilding, which could guide the storm recovery process.

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