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In many pockets throughout the city, the effects of Sandy are still being felt. It could be weeks before damaged hospitals reopen, but Mayor Bloomberg $500 million emergency plan for those hospitals and also public schools. Out of the city's 1,750 schools, 37 remain shuttered. Public housing residents who still have no power will receive a rent credit for their time without services, but not until January. Rockaway is still a demolition zone and mold is becoming a large concern. The city is launching "one-stop restoration centers" that will provide recovery services and disaster relief. The extra money Gov. Cuomo requested from the federal government is far from definite.
In the Press...
Gov. Cuomo to Probe Utilities' Response to Storm (NY Post)
Flood Insurance, Already Fragile, Faces New Stress (NY Times)
City Unions Waiting Out Mayor's Term (Wall Street Journal)
Bloomberg's â€Legacy Listâ€™ is Top Priority for Development Projects (NY Post)
Adolofo CarriĂłn, Likely Mayoral Hopeful, Leaves Democratic Party (NY Times)
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