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How Christie lengthened commutes by 23 minutes

All of the rail traffic between New York City and New Jersey has to share just two tracks. They're in a pair of tunnels under the Hudson River that were already more than a century old when they were flooded during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Those tunnels won't last forever, and within the next twenty years, it will […]

Man gets 14 years for waving gun on gas line after Sandy

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A Queens man who waved a.25-caliber revolver to cut a gas station line during Hurricane Sandy was hit with a 14-year sentence.

New Jersey Poll Shows Drop in Chris Christie’s Approval Ratings

A poll reinforces how far Gov. Chris Christie’s fortunes have fallen since Hurricane Sandy earned him affection at home and nationwide. Among his own constituents, his approval rating keeps sinking.

Enhancing the Role of Fuel Cells for Northeast Grid Resiliency

Severe weather over the last few years demonstrate that our aging infrastructure is increasingly vulnerable to outages and other disruptions. Intense storms, such as Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene, debilitated sections of the eastern seaboard and left many communities without power for extended periods of time. read more

5 Items Better Than Canned Food to Donate

Donating to the needy should take a little more thought than reaching for that can of baked beans you're never going to eat or anything argyle in the back of your closet. As Katie Dupere writes at Mashable, Hurricane Sandy victims were quickly awash in clothing donations when what they...

Christie Takes a Shot at Cruz for Flip-Flopping on Federal Disaster Relief

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Chris Christie called out Ted Cruz's on Friday for requesting federal aid for Texas after previously resisting it for Hurricane Sandy. Christie said that Texas should get aid, but jabbed officials for not being more responsible for constituents facing disaster.

13 essential items you never thought to donate to those in need

Giving back is important, but all those canned pineapples and piles of forgotten T-shirts aren't really doing the trick Take Hurricane Sandy as an example: When the superstorm hit the northeastern United States in October 2012, clothing donations flooded into relief areas across the region. Show More Summary

Billions of dollars for MTA repairs still waiting to be used

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Billions of dollars worth of repairs to the transit system in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy have yet to be committed to projects, according to a report released Monday.

Report: Red Cross Built Total of Six Houses in Haiti Despite Raising $488 Million Post-Earthquake

The muckraking journalism site ProPublica has printed a number of highly critical pieces about the Red Cross in the last year, covering subjects including the august charity institution's low morale and response to Hurricane Sandy. On...Show More Summary

NYC still feeling the wrath of Superstorm Sandy

More than two years after the deadly hurricane devastated the city, thousands of trees are dying from exposure to salt water

After Superstorm Sandy, a Community Cries Out for Its Hospital

The second deadliest hurricane in U.S. history, Hurricane Sandy killed 33 people in eight countries and caused $68 billion in damages. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ranked its "destruction potential" as 5.8 out of 6. As I have written about here, one of the casualties was my home in Long Beach, New York. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz adopts a new posture on disaster aid

When Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast, Ted Cruz opposed emergency relief. In the wake of Texas flooding, however, he's found a new position.

Cruz supports federal relief for Texas floods; voted against Hurricane Sandy funding

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) showed his support for federal disaster relief in the wake of devastating floods in Texas last week -- two and a half years after voting against a disaster relief bill for victims of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated the East Coast in 2012. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Cruz said that it appears […]

Ted Cruz opposed Sandy aid saying bill was filled with pork

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The Republican presidential hopeful excused himself for opposing similar help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy because, he claimed, a 2013 bill that included funding for that disaster was bloated.

The Muslim Is Coming! The Muslim Is Coming!

Watch how he does this with a straight face but emphasizes the word “federal.” [embed eid="13418" /] We really need a picture of Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz with a FEMA truck. Yeah, the same Ted Cruz who voted against Hurricane Sandy relief. I...Show More Summary

After Opposing Federal Relief for Sandy, Cruz Begs For Relief In Texas

last monthNews : Mediaite

Senator Ted Cruz, who voted against federal relief for Hurricane Sandy, is now requesting aid for Texas floods.


This guy is just such a crap weasel: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Wednesday assured Texans that the state would receive federal relief following major flooding, even though the senator opposed federal funding following Hurricane Sandy. “There are a series of federal statutory thresholds that have to be satisfied. Show More Summary

How the hell can Ted Cruz support Texas flood relief after telling Hurricane Sandy victims to rot?

Ted Cruz There is just no way to square this circle. None whatsoever. After witnessing the serious destruction that major flooding just caused in his home state of Texas, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made an iron-clad promise to his constituents: "Today, Texans are hurting. Show More Summary

Ex-N.Y. official gets $4K fine for Hurricane Sandy blunder

last monthNews : NY Daily News

An ex-state emergency management head has been fined $4,000 for sending crews to clear a tree from his home during Hurricane Sandy.

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