Rebuilding from Sandy to cost $32B in N.Y., Cuomo says

11/26/2012 | Washington Post, The

New York officials are preparing requests for federal aid for recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy and its remnants. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says rebuilding and repair costs will amount to $32 billion, plus more than $9 billion for initiatives to prevent damage in case of another major storm. "It's common sense; it's intelligent. Why don't you spend some money now to save money in the future? And that's what prevention and mitigation is," Cuomo said.

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