STATE – An environmental group has asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency to step in after the state Department of Environmental Protection issued a blanket waiver of regulations to allow local governments and state agencies to rebuild infrastructure more quickly following Hurricane Sandy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of ongoing efforts to ensure families and individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy get the support they need, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the agency is increasing the amount of rental assistance that it may provide eligible disaster survivors in New York and New Jersey. The rental amount, based on existing HUD Fair Market Rates (FMR) for fiscal 2013, is being increased by an additional 25 percent.
TRENTON – To support the recovery of New Jersey’s businesses and protect the overall economic interests of our state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Governor Chris Christie and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno have announced a series of business assistance services for those affected by the storm.
TRENTON – NJ Transit and NY Waterway are offering another Trans-Hudson option for New Jersey residents to help them through the effects of Hurricane Sandy. On Thursday, Nov. 8, a free weekday emergency shuttle bus shuttle-ferry service will operate between the Meadowlands Park & Ride, Weehawken Ferry Terminal and Pier 79 at West 39th Street in Manhattan.
STATE – As expected, President Barack Obama carried New Jersey on Election Day. What was in doubt was whether the president could overcome the fractured political climate and defeat Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the nationwide race.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is urging residents to be safe as cold weather blankets the United States, including areas recently impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
ATLANTA, Ga. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Electronic Loan Application (ELA) is allows homeowners, renters and businesses to apply for a disaster loan for Hurricane Sandy damages without visiting a Disaster Recovery Center or mailing in a paper loan application.