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Hurricane Sandy Relief

New York Charities Raise More Than $400 Million For Sandy Relief

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 01.04.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Charities in New York state have raised more than $400 million for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, the state attorney general said. A sur...

Congress To Vote On Sandy Aid

Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW MIGA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A $9.7 billion measure to pay flood insurance claims is set for a vote in Congress, boosting pr...

2 Months Post-Sandy, Some Rockaways Residents STILL Without Heat

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

More than two months after Superstorm Sandy swept through the Northeast, leaving behind a trail of unprecedented devastation, some New York City resid...

Congress Finally Moving To Help Sandy Victims?

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy could get insurance payouts soon through congressional action expected Fri...

Sandy Relief GOP

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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John Celock

'Cold And Heartless' Sandy Decision Will Cost Taxpayers, Says Belmar Mayor

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The Democratic mayor of a Jersey Shore community devastated by Hurricane Sandy is calling House Republicans' decision to postpone a vote on federal re...

Jennifer Bendery

After Uproar, Boehner Makes Big Promises On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just Wednesday morning that lawmakers were lining up on the House floor to slam House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for delaying ...

Bloomberg Shrugs Off House Failure To Vote On Sandy Aid

| Posted 01.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — While his fellow elected officials raged against the House of Representatives' failure to bring a $60 billion Superstorm Sandy aid p...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Yelled At GOP Congressman Over Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) yelled at a member of his own caucus on Tuesday night, after lawmakers from New Jersey and New York ...

Luke Johnson

Christie Slams House Republicans On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) lit into House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Republicans Wednesday for not holding a vote o...

To Eric Cantor and John Boehner on Behalf of the Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Sandi Bachom

Hurricane Sandy left some visible damage. The fires that burned in Breezy, and Belle Harbor, and Rockaway Park. But far, far more of the damage is int...

Winning Victories Amid the Mess: Far Bigger Battles Ahead

Mike Lux | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Republicans are threatening to tank the economy so they can cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, education and other things that matter. We should just tell them, and nervous Democrats who want to cave to them, absolutely not.

Christie, Cuomo Slam 'Inexcusable' Action

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Governors Chris Christie of New Jersey and Andrew Cuomo of New York excoriated the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for ...

Amanda Terkel

Furious Over Blocked Sandy Aid, King Warns Against Donating To House Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is going after his fellow House Republicans after party leaders pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from a flo...

Lawmakers Erupt In Anger At GOP Over Sandy Shun

AP | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New York area-lawmakers in both parties are erupting in anger, saying the House Republican leadership has decided to let Congress a...

LOOK: Polar Bear Plunge Raises Funds For Sandy Relief

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of hardy swimmers rang in 2013 with a plunge into the icy sea off Brooklyn's Coney Island, an area struggling to recover from Sup...

Senate Makes Moves On Aid For Sandy Victims

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday approved a $60.4 billion emergency spending aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy that had been backed by...

The Fundraising Method That's Drawing Most Money For Sandy Relief

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.28.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, some who lost their homes or businesses have turned to crowd-funding websites to elicit a faster a...

Eliminating Tax Breaks May 'Rip The Heart' Out Of Charitable Sector

Paul Clolery | Posted 02.27.2013 | Impact
Paul Clolery

As the debate and acrimony in Washington, D.C. continues regarding the absurd notion that the federal charitable deduction plays an important role in ...

Healing Hurricane Sandy Victims With Food Trucks

Megan Sheekey | Posted 02.22.2013 | Impact
Megan Sheekey

As most of New York City ventured outside after Hurricane Sandy for the first time, two young guys in Rockaway Park were kicking the tires on their ne...

Healing Hurricane Sandy Victims With Food Trucks

Megan Sheekey | Posted 02.22.2013 | Impact
Megan Sheekey

As most of New York City ventured outside after Hurricane Sandy for the first time, two young guys in Rockaway Park were kicking the tires on their ne...

Red Cross Helping Those in Need During Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Brian Boyle | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

When Hurricane Sandy was approaching the eastern seaboard of the United States, the American Red Cross was already making the preparations to respond to the communities that were in the path of the devastating storm.

Music Is the Best Medicine

Felice Shapiro | Posted 02.18.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Music can actually make a sad mood feel lighter, so it's no surprise we turn it on and turn it up when disaster strikes.

Responding to Superstorm Sandy: Habitat for Humanity Hits the Road to Repair. Rebuild. Restore.

Jonathan Reckford | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Reckford

Our greatest hope is that efforts like our Sandy response remind us all that we are connected, that we can each truly make a difference, that recovery is a place we all arrive together.

Sandy Victims Get Initial $50 Million From Benefit Concert

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- The Robin Hood Foundation says it is beginning to distribute $50 million in proceeds from last week's benefit concert to organizations hel...