President Obama will ask Congress for an extra $50 billion to aid in handling the destruction leftover by Hurricane Sandy. The massive storm struck the East Coast in late October, leaving a path of destruction that is far from being cleaned up.
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, residents are still without power. More than 160,000 customers spanning 10 states are powerless, including in New York, where many are fed up with not having electricity. On Long Island legal action is being sought against the Long Island Power Authority for their failure to rectify […]
One day after tropical cyclone Sandy hit the East Coast causing damage in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and beyond, President Obama signed important disaster declarations. The move opens the door for federal assistance to the areas hit hard by the the storm.
In a 2011 Associated Press report, 50,000 low-level weed arrests took place in New York per year, more than any other reported crime in the city’s justice system. One out of seven cases in criminal court involved pot, with Black and Hispanic men making up the bulk of the arrested. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo […]