Articles Tagged 'Superstorm Sandy'

Christie knocks Obama on Sandy relief

by Rebecca Shabad - The Hill
February 21, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) first town hall of his second term on Thursday was consumed by Superstorm Sandy relief fund issues, with no mention of the bridge scandal. A few hundred constituents attended the meeting, many of whom pressed the governor on why they haven’t received financial aid yet to fix damage from the October 2012 storm. The… READ MORE

Feds investigate Christie’s use of Sandy relief funds

by Chris Frates,
January 14, 2014
Washington — Just days after dismissing two top advisers for their roles in the George Washington Bridge scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faced questions over the use of Superstorm Sandy relief funds. CNN has learned that federal officials are investigating whether Christie improperly used some of that money to produce tourism ads that starred him and his family. The… READ MORE

Pete King slams Marco Rubio’s Wall Street trip

by KEVIN CIRILLI | Politico
March 1, 2013
Rep. Pete King criticized Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday for having “the balls” to raise money on Wall Street despite voting against a Superstorm Sandy relief bill. “Being from New York we’re not supposed to be suckers,” King (R-N.Y.) told The New York Observer’s Politicker. “It’s bad enough that these guys voted against it, that’s inexcusable enough. But to have… READ MORE

Congress passes $50.5 billion Superstorm Sandy aid bill

by AP/NY Daily News
January 29, 2013

WASHINGTON — Three months after Superstorm Sandy ravaged coastal areas in much of the Northeast, Congress on Monday sent a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure… READ MORE

Club for Growth president blasts Chris Christie over Sandy aid

by Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill
January 25, 2013

Club for Growth President Chris Chocola on Thursday sharply criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) handling of the fight for Hurricane Sandy aid, saying… READ MORE

House approves $50.7B Sandy aid bill

WASHINGTON – More than 10 weeks after Superstorm Sandy brutalized parts of the heavily populated Northeast, the House approved $50.5 billion in emergency relief for… READ MORE

House, Senate Approve $9.7B for Sandy Flood Victims

by John Parkinson, ABC News
January 5, 2013

More than two months after Superstorm Sandy struck the Northeast, Congress today approved $9.7 billion for FEMA flood insurance programs to be distributed to businesses… READ MORE

Porked-up Sandy relief bill storms into Senate

The Senate’s emergency spending bill to cover costs from Hurricane Sandy includes millions of dollars that will never touch the affected Northeast — including money… READ MORE

Pet projects tacked on to Sandy relief bill

Washington – A $60.4 billion spending bill washed up in Washington this week aimed at bringing help to communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. But… READ MORE

Long Island resident charged up over post-Sandy electric bills

November 25, 2012
By Some Long Island Power Authority customers are charged up after they received their normal electric bill despite spending weeks without power due to Hurricane Sandy. The New York Post reported that Long Island residents received an estimated rate that covered the entire billing cycle, and the statements made no mention of potential refunds to account for the prolonged… READ MORE

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