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Long Branch, NJ – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) announced more than $8 million federal grants for repairs and reimbursements for emergency measures performed due to Superstorm Sandy.
“Communities, cities, and counties are far from fully rebuilt from Sandy, and they are still taking financial hits due to the many unanticipated costs they continue to face,” said Congressman Pallone. “We are all in this together, and these communities shouldn’t have to bear the entire cost of the storm alone.”
The following grants were awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a result of Superstorm Sandy:
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