Monday, September 16, 2013

NJ Legislature continues hearings on Sandy recovery

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The focus of the Legislature's review of New Jersey's response to Superstorm Sandy moves from the shore to hard-hit northern cities tonight as the Senate and Assembly environmental committees convene for a joint meeting in Jersey City.

(7 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 280 Grove Street)

The two committees held a similar session on August in Atlantic City where they heard from shore area residents who were struggling with the task of repairing their homes or finding new apartments. Many blamed the delay on a frustratingly slow response by insurance companies and government agencies. 

Lawmakers hear other side of NJ's Sandy recovery story

Environmental groups also recommended measures they said the state should implement to minimize the impact of future storms.  

New Jersey environmentalists on what Sandy taught us

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