Bloomberg appeals to nation's leaders for Sandy aid

Mayor Michael Bloomberg traveled to the nation's capitol this week in an effort to get more aid for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg traveled to the nation's capitol

Mayor Michael Bloomberg traveled to the nation's capitol this week in an effort to get more aid for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg traveled to the nation's capitol this week in an effort to get more aid for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City.

Bloomberg appealed to more than half a dozen Congressional leaders from both parties in Washington D.C. Wednesday in hopes of getting federal funding for storm recovery. He says the total from the storm is about $19 billion.

New York lawmakers in Washington say they expect the fight for Sandy aid to drag on for months and that several emergency spending bills are needed. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Two teens attempting to jump from one rooftop 1 Teen dies trying to jump between rooftops
Models, designers and photographers from all over the 2 Fashionistas flock to Brooklyn for NYC Shootathon
Furry Friends for 3/24 - Animals for Adoption 3 Furry Friends for 3/24 - Animals for Adoption
The Harlem Globtrotters paid a visit to children 4 Harlem Globetrotters visit children at Brooklyn Hospital
City officials are denouncing the random killing of 5 BP Adams calls for no plea deal in Manhattan hate crime killing

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE