Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo plans to ask the federal government for at least $30 billion in disaster aid to help
In making the case for federal aid, the governor’s advisers provided a staggering inventory of need as the city and state continued to rebuild in the storm’s deadly wake: $3.5 billion to repair the region’s bridges, tunnels and subway and commuter rail lines; $1.65 billion to rebuild homes and apartment buildings; $1 billion to reimburse local governments for overtime costs of police, fire and other emergency personnel; and several billion dollars in federal loans and grants to affected businesses.
In all, Hurricane Sandy caused more than $50 billion in damage in the
In outlining the plan, Cuomo officials provided an assessment of the economic toll of the storm in
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