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Farms Affected by Hurricane Sandy Can Apply for Recovery Assistance

NYSEG is reminding eligible businesses, municipalities, large residential establishments, agri-businesses and farms affected by Hurricane Sandy of the availability of $2 million in recovery assistance.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces flood relief for Central New York flood victims July 17, 2013 by Kristine Bellino.
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Governor Cuomo Says The State Will Help Central New York Flood Victims Because The Federal Government Will Not

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York will step in to help flood victims since the federal government will not.

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Gov. Cuomo Announces Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for Local Communities

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday a call for projects to be funded by the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to assist local governments and non-profit organizations rebuild stronger, more resilient communities across the state.

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NYSEG Offers $2 Million in Emergency Economic Develop Funds to Sandy Victims

NYSEG has up to $2 million in emergency economic development funds available to assist eligible businesses, municipalities, large residential establishments, agri-businesses and farms affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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National Hurricane Center Changes Policy in Wake of Sandy

Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said recently it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

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State Budget Could Pass on Time for Third Straight Year

State senator James Seward Monday commented on passage of a senate budget resolution for fiscal year 2013-2014.

"For the third straight year, we are on track to pass a budget on time and the earliest budget in more than 30 years," Seward said. "It's one that focuses on job creation, education aid for our neediest schools and tax relief for middle class families.

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Schumer Blasts FEMA for Slowed Sandy Insurance Claim Processing

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer called on FEMA to immediately speed up the processing of flood insurance claims through the National Flood Insurance Program for homeowners impacted by Superstorm Sandy.

More than 100 days since the storm struck, only 52 percent of New Yorkers’ flood claims have been fully processed, greatly slowing down, or in some cases preventing, the rebuilding process.

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Schumer Calls on Washington to Set Timeline for Reopening Statue of Liberty

Superstorm Sandy severely damaged the Statue of Liberty national monument, which remains closed more than three months after the storm struck, with no estimated re-opening date.

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Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy Can Get Free Inspections

New York State Department of Labor, Safety and Health inspectors are available to areas hard hit by Hurricane Sandy to offer affected businesses free on-site safety and health inspections.

This service will be able to save small businesses thousands of dollars and can help employers hard hit by the storm reopen their doors as soon as possible

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$103 Million Headed for NY Health and Hospitals Corporation

The New York Health and Hospitals Corporation will receive approximately $103 million in federal aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The funds are reimbursements for repairs made immediately after Superstorm Sandy struck. These are the first funds released to the city’s public hospitals – relied upon by approximately 1.4 million New Yorkers each year.

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