|By Associated Press|
The newly seated
Trying to keep calm, House Speaker
Sandy was blamed for 120 deaths in several states, most in
The storm ripped apart the famed
Northeast lawmakers say the money is urgently needed for storm victims awaiting claim checks from the late October storm.
"People are waiting to be paid," said Rep.
About 140,000 Sandy-related flood insurance claims have been filed,
The storm damaged or destroyed more than 72,000 homes and businesses in
The flood insurance measure is the first phase of a proposed Sandy aid package. The House will vote
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