Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer Bill Vogel told NJ Today that FEMA has sufficient funds to take care of the needs of the Garden State. So far, Vogel said a quarter of a billion dollars has been granted to individual families.
The wholesale produce co-op has threatened to move to New Jersey if its landlord, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, doesn’t arrive at a new lease agreement that satisfies vendors.
Minimum wage was supposed to be on the legislative agenda this winter, but many lawmakers are now focused on recovery from Hurricane Sandy.
True to his slogan, “Art Works,” Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art’s economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
The need for volunteers and donations is especially acute this year, due to Hurricane Sandy, and there are many ways to donate time or money in New York, New Jersey, and Long Island.