Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone

Exactly three months to day that the storm hit the tri-state area, President Obama signed a $50.5 billion Sandy aid bill.

On Monday, the Senate passed the legislation in a 62 to 36 vote, preceded by the House two weeks earlier.

It was the final portion of an approximately $60 billion Sandy relief package.

Earlier in the month, the president signed a $9.7 billion aid bill that temporarily increases the borrowing authority of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for carrying out the National Flood Insurance Program.

 

RECOMMENDED STORIES

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
Senate OKs $50.5B in Sandy aid
Senate OKs $50.5B in Sandy aid
Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
Popular Stories
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Ciskevin
Flushing's Holy Cross High School announces it will go co-ed in 2018
Photo via Flickr/Dan Nguyen
A bowling alley and bar will open in Long Island City tomorrow
Photos by Angela Matua/QNS
UPDATE: Middle Village charter school gets legal stay as it fights diocese to remain open


Skip to toolbar