Christie Blasts Fed. Flood Program For Slow Sandy Response

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 7:31 PM EST) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attacked the National Flood Insurance Program on Tuesday, saying the plan has not moved quickly enough to resolve claims related to Superstorm Sandy, with 70 percent of the claims still unsettled three months after the storm.

Christie slammed the federal program’s response to the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, saying in a release that while 78 percent of more than 400,000 Sandy-related claims have been closed through private insurers, only 30 percent of claims have been settled by the federal program over...
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