Hurricane Sandy

A second chance at justice for Sandy victims
Homeowners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program who think they were shortchanged for Superstorm Sandy damage could receive a letter as early as this week asking them if they want to reopen their claims so that they can be re-examined.
Lawmakers call for probe into Sandy insurance claim denials
With mounting evidence that hundreds of families in New Jersey and New York had their Superstorm Sandy insurance claims denied because of fraud, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, along with New York Sens. Kristen Gillibrand and Charles Schumer are calling on the Senate Committee on Banking, H…
'Happy to Have Him Back'
A New Jersey family whose terrier-pit bull mix escaped from their backyard during Superstorm Sandy went to an animal shelter this week to adopt a new pet and came home with their old dog.
Focus on Restoration
A year and a half after Superstorm Sandy slammed New Jersey, the state Department of Environmental Protection remains focused on programs to rebuild and replenish beaches and sand dunes, buy out homes that are repeatedly flooded, assist homeowners in high-risk areas to elevate their homes, and impro…
Push to Delay Insurance Hikes
A bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government's flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.

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