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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

yesterdayNews : 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

yesterdayNews : 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

3 days agoNews : 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.

Jersey Shore towns divided over hurricane dunes

6 days agoNews : NY Daily News

It was hailed as the best defense against the next Superstorm Sandy — a 12-mile network of massive sand dunes.

Hoboken Considering Possibility Of Hurricane-Ready Microgrid

Originally published on RMI Outlet. By David Labrador It was a full moon when Frank Sinatra’s hometown was struck by a hurricane named Sandy in October 2012. High tides combined with the storm surge to flood his birthplace at 415 Monroe Street in Hoboken, New Jersey, under several feet of water. Show More Summary

Verizon sees value in transforming network to IP, fiber, but conversion challenges remain

ORLANDO, Fla.--When the 2012 Hurricane Sandy destroyed all of its copper facilities in its Manhattan Broad Street Central Office (CO), Verizon decided to rebuild the site from scratch with fiber, kicking off a widespread copper-to-fiber migration across all of its network.

5 Chris Christie scandals that blow #Bridgegate out of the water

The New Jersey governor has reportedly used Hurricane Sandy relief money for political purposes, and so much worse

Amtrak crash victim Zemser mourned by H.S. football coach

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Victor Nazario had a major decision to make. It was just a few weeks after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Rockaways in the fall of 2012.

NY State’s 211Mln Post-Hurricane Sandy Ad Campaigns Ineffective - Audit

The advertising campaigns to promote economic development and tourism in the US state of New York following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in 2011 have not produced any results, according to an audit released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

People Need Their Medicine. We Have to Move the Mail.

During Public Service Recognition Week, Remember the Unsung Heroes of Hurricane Sandy: Postal Workers! In 2013, Hurricane Sandy pushed a wall of water into New York Harbor, turning streets into rivers and basements into lakes. A power...Show More Summary

FEMA orders Hurricane Sandy victims to pay back emergency aid with interest

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Death and Taxes

Around two thirds of the families that have received the repayment demands, which average about $6,000, earn an annual income of less than $50,000.

Anger As Hurricane Sandy Victims Have To Pay Back Emergency Aid With Interest

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Debt collectors called in while Federal Emergency Management Agency examines allegations that engineering reports doctored to cut insurance bill. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Apple Responds To Nepal Earthquake With iTunes Fundraising Campaign

As it has for disasters including Typhoon Haiyan, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Haiti and, Hurricane Sandy,Apple has launched a fundraising campaign in the wake of Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal. Apple will cover the transaction fees, meaning that 100% of the donation goes to the Red Cross. Since...

Could New York’s smart grid R&D lab reshape U.S. energy resilience?

New York state learned a big lesson after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to more than 8 million residents and did billions of dollars in economic damage to the New York City metropolitan region: The city and its utility infrastructure are highly vulnerable to climate change-influenced extreme weather and rising seas (PDF). With that lesson […]

Seven Ivy League Acceptances For The Teen Who Lost Everything In Hurricane Sandy

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Hurricane Sandy took everything from the Rose family -- except their determination to succeed. Daria Rose applied to every Ivy League school except Columbia, and was accepted to all of them. "I was like, 'Oh my God, I just got into Harvard,'" she told ABC7. Show More Summary

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