Sandy Aid May Drop in Sequester, Menendez Says

Bloomberg news: About $1 billion may be taken from Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster-relief funds

Across-the-board federal spending cuts that began yesterday may block as much as $2.5 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief for New York and New Jersey, according to the Garden State’s junior U.S. senator, according to Bloomberg.

About $1 billion may be taken from Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster-relief funds, the main source for FEMA help for individuals and communities, said Paul Brubaker, a spokesman for Senator Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, according to Bloomberg.

Bloomber reported that another $1.5 billion may be held out of block grants and transportation funding, Brubaker said.

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Michael Capo March 04, 2013 at 08:40 PM
A neighbor of mine in Ortley Beach contacted Runyan and actually got through to him. He wanted to see what could be done about Toms River's behavior. Runyan refused to get involved.
Tom Cular March 05, 2013 at 08:41 AM
I think both houses on the hill and the occupants of The White house should be sequestered in a Motel 6 in some far away land.
educatedsmallbizowner March 06, 2013 at 06:02 PM
Sequester this....... Lets get rid of the dead wait public servants whom make way to much money, get way to many free benefits and perks. Let's start saving and balancing our books......... Department of health communication officer (Joke of a title) in Ocean county whom does not even have a medical degree making $60,000 + a year (public information app.com). Do you think it has something to do with her once fathers political influence in Toms River? Lets get rid of this dead fraud from the top down then we can balance budget...
grace March 07, 2013 at 08:36 PM
this is crazy ..if aid is stopped how on earth is anyone going to be able to rebuild, raise their homes etc..that the govt is making us do???
anonymous March 18, 2013 at 06:22 AM
The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W. Washington D.C. 20500 president@whitehouse.gov Go above state govmt obama does not like chris anyway


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