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Md. Asks Residents To Report Sandy Damage

Maryland officials are asking residents of the lower Eastern Shore to report damage from superstorm Sandy, as the state appeals a denial of individual assistance by the federal government.

12/07/2012

Crisfield Sandy

FEMA: No Federal Aid For Crisfield After Sandy

Asking for disaster relief after Hurricane Sandy slammed into Crisfield brought sympathy from FEMA but no money.

12/05/2012

crisfield flooding

Mikulski, Cardin To Speak At Sandy Hearing

Maryland’s two U.S. Senators will be on hand for a hearing that examines the federal response to Superstorm Sandy.

12/05/2012

(AP Photo/Ron Heflin)

O’Malley To Appeal Denial Of FEMA Assistance In Sandy Aftermath

Maryland officials say they will appeal the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of a request for individual assistance for residents of the lower Eastern Shore in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

12/04/2012

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

FEMA Employee Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

An employee with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $143,000 from the agency.

11/21/2012

Tracking Sandy

Md. Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration For Sandy

The state of Maryland is asking President Barack Obama to declare a major disaster in the state due to damage from Superstorm Sandy.

11/14/2012

hurricane relief gathering

Baltimore Food Truck Gathering To Benefit Sandy Victims

If you’d like to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy, you can on Saturday. Thanks to the operators of Baltimore’s popular food trucks, a hurricane relief gathering is planned in Towson.

11/08/2012

A New Jersey Natural Gas technician inspects a leaking gas main under a Hurricane Sandy-damaged home on Oct. 31, 2012, in Long Beach Island, N.J. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/03/2012

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.

11/01/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

The potential path of Sandy

Obama Signs Md. Emergency Declaration

President Obama has declared an emergency in Maryland and ordered federal agencies to help state and local governments respond to the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

10/28/2012

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