Many Sandy victims still await federal aid, lawmakers say

09/18/2013 | USA Today

Many victims of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and New York are still waiting for federal assistance, according to two lawmakers. Despite progress in rebuilding, "it would be wrong to believe that we have overcome all of the challenges that were created by Superstorm Sandy," said Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. Meanwhile, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said that "the most consistent question I get from my constituents is why they have not yet been able to either receive funding or reimbursement."

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