Hurricane Sandy

State Budget Could Pass on Time for Third Straight Year
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.
Schumer Blasts FEMA for Slowed Sandy Insurance Claim Processing
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.
Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy Can Get Free Inspections
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...
$103 Million Headed for NY Health and Hospitals Corporation
$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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