Source: New York Times | Nation |
November 20, 2012
The three-minute procedure was the latest test of a device that may someday help guard real tunnels during disasters like Hurricane Sandy, whose wind-driven surge of water overwhelmed New York City’s subway system, shutting it down for days.
Source: New York Times | New York City |
November 19, 2012
New York City is moving to demolish hundreds of homes in the neighborhoods hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy, after a grim assessment of the storm-ravaged coast revealed that many structures were so damaged they pose a danger to public safety and other buildings nearby.
Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Utah |
November 19, 2012
Utah’s immigration court has been stretched so thin since Judge Dustin Pead left in August to become a federal magistrate, several local attorneys say their pending cases have been pushed back well into 2014.
Source: Los Angeles Times | New York |
November 16, 2012
Housing and Urban Development Director Shaun Donovan has been chosen to lead the federal government's assistance to states rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy, President Obama announced after touring parts of New York.
Federal officials are scaling back a program that enlists the aid of local police and sheriff’s offices to identify people who are in the country illegally, in favor of a national program that uses fingerprints collected by the FBI.
Source: AP/Businessweek | New York |
November 14, 2012
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered an investigation into how utility companies prepared for and reacted to Superstorm Sandy, which knocked out power to more than 2 million customers and left some without electricity for two weeks and counting.
Source: New York Times | Northeast |
November 6, 2012
New Jersey and New York both said they would allow voters uprooted by Hurricane Sandy to cast provisional ballots anywhere in their states. But the provisional ballots could not be used in local and Congressional races.