Sandy recovery

Pol wants quicker Sandy recovery from state agency
Pol wants quicker Sandy recovery from state agency
South Maggie Hayes 12/30/2013 at 2:30PM

The push for quicker Sandy recovery continues, and now the pressure is on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC). Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder requested Joe Martens, DEC Commissioner, and the agency expedite all “permits related to recovery projects in the Sandy-damaged communities of southern Queens” to “wherever possible.” “Our families are working [...]

Governor Cuomo to give State of the State address Wednesday
Governor Cuomo to give State of the State address Wednesday
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2013 at 9:01AM

Two years into his first term as governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo will deliver his annual State of the State address today at 1:30 p.m. from Albany. In addition to discussing Sandy recovery, Cuomo is expected to propose an assault weapons ban. In case you miss it, we’ll be posting a recap on QueensCourier.com. Here [...]