Sandy Recovery Efforts Remain A Concern, Sens. Say

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 8:22 PM EST) -- Federal response to Superstorm Sandy has been a step up over previous disaster recovery efforts but issues in getting funding to victims to help rebuild homes and businesses remain and will be exacerbated without legislative intervention to delay a pending flood insurance hike, several lawmakers said Wednesday.

Speaking at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Emergency Management Subcommittee alongside senators from states affected by the storm, Chairman Mark Begich, D-Alaska, noted that the efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other...
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