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Government Eases Crunch To File For Federal Aid For CollegeThe government is allowing potential college students to file for federal student aid three months earlier.
Chester County Looking For Businesses That Need Recovery Aid From Ice StormCounty officials are now urging businesses to apply for federal assistance through the county web site.
NJ Shore Towns Still Waiting For Federal Aid One Year After Hurricane SandyTuesday marks the one year anniversary of the carnage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Towns along the Jersey shore continue to cope, including Long Beach Island, one of the harder hit areas.
Christie Backs Oklahoma Aid, Blunting Talk Of PaybackNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose own state was beset by a major storm last year and then by squabbling in Congress over disaster aid, said Wednesday that Oklahoma's tornado victims deserve "swift and immediate" help, and federal lawmakers have said they are likely to get it.
Good News For New Jersey Families Still Displaced Due To SandyFEMA has extended Transitional Sheltering Assistance for an additional two weeks for New Jersey families displaced by superstorm Sandy.
Gov. Christie Thanks President Obama For Response After Superstorm SandyGov. Chris Christie is thanking President Obama for coming to New Jersey's aid after Superstorm Sandy and remembering the 42,000 state residents still homeless since the Oct. 29 storm.
NJ Residents Displaced By Sandy Can Use FEMA Funds For Rental Security DepositsOfficials say the policy change announced Tuesday will especially benefit low- to moderate-income families who have been in motels and hotels since the storm hit in late October and can't afford security deposits.
President Obama Declares Major Disaster In Pennsylvania From Superstorm SandyThe declaration makes aid available for state and local efforts to recover from the effects of sandy between Oct. 26 and Nov. 8 of last year.
President Obama Asks For $60.4 Billion In Aid For Areas Hit Hard By SandyPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October, congressional aides said Friday.
Assistance Available For Philadelphia Victims Of Tropical Storm LeeHomeowners, renters and business owners in Philadelphia have been made eligible for federal assistance to help recover from the affects of Tropical Storm Lee, which inundated the area with rain and flood waters earlier this month.
Pa. Governor Tom Corbett Requests Federal Aid For IreneGov. Tom Corbett has requested federal disaster aid to help the state recover from Hurricane Irene.
New Jersey Eligible For $103 Million In Homeland Security FundsAbout $42 million of the funding announced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg will go toward port security. Northern New Jersey and Delaware River ports are to share the money.
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