Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

19 Feb 2013
Hurricane Sandy shipment claims, coming on top of a record year for marine insurance claims, may cause a flattening of the overcapacity in the insurance market that has led to steep declines in premiums over the last few years.
30 Jan 2013
The U.S. Senate today approved the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, HR 219, which will fast-track aid to communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy and reduce recovery costs.
15 Jan 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has approved HR 219, the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The vote was 403 to 0.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...
12 Dec 2012
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will host an information session for port partners who suffered business losses from Hurricane Sandy to meet with representatives from the Small Business Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Commentary

Rock historian Robert Santelli has described Bruce Springsteen’s ballad “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy),” as “the perfect musical study of the Jersey Shore boardwalk culture.” It’s a cruel irony that Hurricane Sandy devastated large parts of the Jersey Shore — and beyond — while killing more than 200 people and causing $60 billion in damage.