Congressman Sires Votes to Provide Additional Assistance to Sandy Victims
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Congressman Sires joined his colleagues in passing H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, to provide
"While I am disappointed by the drawn-out process surrounding the passage of this legislation, I am pleased that local municipalities and victims of Sandy will finally be assured of the relief they need and know that help is on its way," expressed Congressman Sires.
Specifically, H.R. 152 is comprised of two separate components- an amendment offered by Rep.
"The damage done by Sandy is far beyond the resources and capacity that any single state possesses to recover on its own. Tens of thousands of New Jerseyans impacted by Sandy are still without permanent housing, and hundreds of municipalities are looking to rebuild- this funding will help our communities prosper once again," stated Congressman Sires.
H.R. 152 is now under review in the
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