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Transportation Nation

Second Trans-Hudson Tunnel Gets Some Real Money

Thursday, May 30, 2013

WNYC
The Gateway project is getting $185 million cash infusion from post-Sandy aid.
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New Jersey News

FEMA Aid Deadline for NJ Approaches

Thursday, February 28, 2013

WNYC

The deadline for New Jersey residents who suffered losses from Sandy to register with FEMA for disaster assistance or apply for low-interest loans from the Small Business Administration is Friday.

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WNYC News

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Weighs in On Use of Sandy Aid

Thursday, February 07, 2013

"It's the most flexible money that we have in our whole toolkit, if you will, of federal efforts after disasters."

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WNYC News

First of Sandy Aid Spelled Out for NY, NJ

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

WNYC

U.S. Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan, the so-called Sandy Czar, traveled to a pizza parlor on Staten Island's hard-hit eastern shore Wednesday to announce how the federal government's divvying up $5.6 billion in federal Sandy aid. It'll be split roughly equally among New Jersey, New York state, and New York City.

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WNYC News

Sandy Aid Clears Congress

Monday, January 28, 2013

The $50.5 billion dollar Sandy Relief package that passed the US House earlier this month, has passed the US Senate and will now head to President Obama's desk for his signature.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NY and NJ Town Hall: Using Sandy Aid

Friday, January 18, 2013

We will be checking in with local communities and discussing how the FEMA aid should be distributed throughout their neighborhoods.  Domenic Recchia, City Councilman for the 47th district, Dawn Zimmer, mayor of Hoboken, and Jack Schnirman, city manager of Long Beach, Long Island, will each talk about what the approval of FEMA aid for Sandy recovery will mean in their communities.

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WNYC News

Senator Schumer Announces Sandy Aid for Public Hospitals

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) says $103 million in federal aid is coming to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to help with repairs from Sandy.

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WNYC News

House Approves $50.7 Billion in Sandy Aid

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

More than 10 weeks after Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, the House approved $50.7 billion in emergency relief for the victims Tuesday night as Republican leaders struggled to close out an episode that exposed painful party divisions inside Congress and out.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Sandy Recovery Bill in Congress

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for Politics and Investigations, and Andrew Grossman, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, discuss the Sandy recovery aid moving through Congress.

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WNYC News

Battle Lines Drawn Over Sandy Relief Package

Monday, January 14, 2013

On Tuesday, the House is expected to take up a $50 billion dollar Sandy Relief package that is dividing the Republican caucus along regional lines.

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New Jersey News

Sandy Aid Debate Heats Up in the House

Monday, January 14, 2013

This weekend, in several towns hit hard by Sandy in both New York and New Jersey, residents turned out at impromptu "Walk A Mile In Our Shoes" rallies aimed at keeping pressure on Washington to pass the $50.7 billion dollar relief bill.

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WNYC News

Amendments Threaten to Stall Sandy Aid

Friday, January 11, 2013

House lawmakers are filing multiple amendments that have the potential to sidetrack the $50 billion Sandy relief package ahead of the House vote on Tuesday.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ Senate President Sweeney on Post-Sandy Policy

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Steve Sweeney, New Jersey Senate President, discusses his proposed legislation about requiring free public access to beaches in any community that receives post Sandy government aid.

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WNYC News

City Hospitals Suffered $800M Worth of Sandy Damage

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corporation estimates the damage from Sandy will exceed $800 million. The nation’s largest public hospital system announced the preliminary tally Tuesday with Senator Charles Schumer, who is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency for financial help.

 

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WNYC News

How Sandy Aid is Shaping Up as House Prepares for Vote

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The Republican-controlled House is expected to vote next week on the remaining $50.7 billion in Sandy aid, after $9.7 billion in flood insurance funds cleared Congress last week.

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New Jersey News

Christie's State of the State Address to Stick to Sandy Rebuild Theme

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

WNYC

The pomp and circumstance of the 2013 Governor's State of the State address comes in an election year in which both the governorship and the entire state legislature are up for grabs.

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WNYC News

Congress Approves $9.7B in Sandy Flood Aid

Friday, January 04, 2013

Although the full aid commitment is expected to be much more, the measure could boost prospects for relief for the many home and business owners devastated by the storm.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Controlling the Future

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Hear the latest from Washington on the federal funds for Sandy relief. Plus: your questions answered about how the new tax deal will affect your finances; a new month-long series on guns and gun-control with Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun; gentrification and the future of downtown Brooklyn; and a theory about brain drain at the Pentagon.

WNYC News

With Vote in Sight, Fate of Sandy Mitigation Aid Still Uncertain

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Even though House Speaker John Boehner has vowed to bring the $60 billion Sandy aid package to a vote by January 15, it’s still uncertain how much aid can actually get through Congress.

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WNYC News

NY, NJ Leaders Bash House for Failing to Vote on Sandy Bill

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

New Jersey and New York's leaders on both sides of the aisle are blasting the House Republican leadership's decision to keep the Sandy aid bill from getting a vote on Tuesday.

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