Not long after the smoke started seeping through the doomed boardwalk planks, Point Pleasant Boro, N.J. native Jimmy Ivins would have been there, trying to save Seaside Heights by himself if he had to.
President Obama's doubling of the nation's fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles last summer was the culmination of more than a decade of work by states to increase their own fuel efficiency standards, setting the stage for federal action
In his recent inaugural address, President Obama spoke about not debating the role of government, but rather ensuring we "act in our time." A hundred days after Sandy, as many are still struggling to put their lives back together, is certainly the time to act.
Nearly three months, they've been waiting for some breakthrough, some word from local officials, news reporters, anybody, that Congress is going to step in, and protect them like they believe they should.