sandy aid bill

Obama signs $50.5B Sandy aid bill
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/30/2013 at 8:10AM

Exactly three months to day that the storm hit the tri-state area, President Obama signed a $50.5 billion Sandy aid bill. On Monday, the Senate passed the legislation in a 62 to 36 vote, preceded by the House two weeks earlier. It was the final portion of an approximately $60 billion Sandy relief package. Earlier in the month, [...]

Senate OKs $50.5B in Sandy aid
Senate OKs $50.5B in Sandy aid
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 6:43PM

Following the House two weeks ago, on Monday, January 28, the Senate, in a 62 to 36 vote, passed a $50.5 billion bill, which makes supplemental appropriations to federal agencies and programs for Sandy-related expenses. “Despite the difficult path in getting to this moment, the Senate membership clearly recognized early on the urgency and necessity of approving [...]

Weekend Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/30/2012 at 11:08AM

Crazed subway ‘pusher’ says she did so because she thought victim was Muslim The crazed woman who shoved a Queens immigrant to his gruesome death in front of a subway train told cops yesterday that she did so because she thought he was a Muslim, authorities said. Read more: NY Post Teen shot and killed [...]