Category: Hurricane Sandy

POLL: 4 years later, how would you grade New Jersey’s Sandy response?

New Jersey had a very unusual Halloween four years ago, Save Jerseyans. Governor Chris Christie, at the height of his popularity, suspended the holiday and postponed trick-or-treating in light of the widespread devastation inflicted by Hurricane Sandy throughout New Jersey’s Read More

Bamboozled: Sandy scammer loses again, but he’s still in business

A man accused of trying to defraud New Jerseyans in the wake of Superstorm Sandy has lost his appeal of a case brought against him by the state’s attorney general in 2012. William “Bill” Loiry, a self-proclaimed “philanthropist/entrepreneur,” has made Read More

Rep. MacArthur unimpressed by FEMA’s new ‘reforms’

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog FEMA is rolling out new “reforms” to its troubled flood insurance program, Save Jerseyans, but the congressman who represents most of hard-hit Ocean County, New Jersey is not impressed. “Over the last Read More

MacArthur steps up assault on FEMA corruption with whistleblower presser

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) has already called for the head of FEMA’s resignation and congressional hearings over rampant fraud and corruption related to the Superstorm Sandy claims process, Save Jerseyans, but not Read More

Guest Op-Ed: FEMA chief should resign, hearings convened

By Tom MacArthur | The Save Jersey Blog Earlier this month the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General released a report entitled, “FEMA Does Not Provide Adequate Oversight of Its National Flood Insurance Write Your Own Program.” Read More

CD3 candidates converge in Brick for very different evenings

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Democrats aren’t fighting particularly hard in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District this year, Save Jerseyans, but the freshman incumbent isn’t taking anything for granted. Here the latest:  At the end of last week, Rep. Read More

New Jerseyans get the federal aid they vote for. Not a penny more (or less).

By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog NJ Spotlight’s recent article, titled “Why New Jersey Got Billions Less Than New York in FEMA Disaster Aid After Sandy,” got my wheels turning and I settled on my own answer, Save Read More