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Sandy Victim Blasts Pork-laden Relief Bill

Scott McGrath lamented the fact that nearly two months later, many Sandy victims still need aid and Congress has only been able to put forth a pork-filled bill that will only partially help those affected by the storm. “He’s a … Continue reading

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Surprise, Surprise! “Sandy” Bill Full of Pork

The estimate of insured losses from Sandy comes in around $20 billion—but the total aid package proposed is three times that amount. Roughly $28 billion of the request is marked for future disaster-mitigation projects. Some Head Start centers may need … Continue reading

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Solar Panels No Help Post-Sandy

The outages fueled frustration toward the traditional grid, but solar wasn’t much better as much of the region went dark. Ed Seliga lives near Princeton and was without power for a week, despite the intact solar array on his roof … Continue reading

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