Hurricane Sandy bill headed to President Obama’s desk

Hurricane Sandy bill headed to President Obama’s desk


By:  Monica Morales
WPIX 11


Three long years later – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have seen through the final passage of the Menendez-authored Superstorm Sandy Relief and Disaster Loan Program Improvement Act.

Many homes were destroyed in Union Beach and had to be rebuilt. Just now after three years, help is finally coming in the form of money.

The bill would extend, expand and improve access to federal disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The measure passed the U.S. House of Representatives Monday night and awaits President Barack Obama's signature.

Menendez said the bill enables Hurricane Sandy survivors to access to low-interest, long-term loans to repair homes and businesses damaged by the storm.

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