Obama approves 15% increase in Sandy-related aid for N.J.

06/26/2013 | Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.), The

President Barack Obama has approved an additional 15% of funding assistance for recovery projects in New Jersey communities hit heavily by Hurricane Sandy. The state's estimated damage from the storm exceeds $133 per resident, prompting the raising of the reimbursement rate, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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