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NRA (National Rifle Association) Wayne LaPierre for Freedom

NRA – “The elites always protect themselves and they always protect themselves with guns. And then they lecture the American public how you shouldn’t do that … what the NRA is fighting for is reciprocity, to enforce the existing federal gun laws and to protect Americans’ right to protect themselves.” On…
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Commuters Remain Vigilant and Resilient, Despite Arrest of Bomb Suspect

via NY City Lens By Joshua Oliver on September 20, 2016 As commuters in the tri-state area headed to work on Monday morning, police were hunting for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28 year-old man who was suspected of setting off explosives in the New York neighborhood of Chelsea and the New Jersey…
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“A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community”

Staten Island, New York: DHS via USSTRONG COM : Good morning Chairman Donovan and members of the subcommittee. My name is Michael Byrne and I am the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II. I was also the Federal Coordinating Officer in New York during the Hurricane Sandy response. Thank you…
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Hurricane Evacuation Signs Route Drivers Away from Storms

New York, NY: KNOW YOUR ZONE is your destination for everything you need to know about hurricanes in New York City. You'll find information about the city's hurricane evacuation zones, the hazards you may face from a hurricane, and what to do to prepare.  The Office of Emergency Management unveiled new coastal storm…
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$70.5 million and 494 grants, Robin Hood Sandy Relief Fund is 100% allocated

New York, NY – April 9, 2013 – Robin Hood has announced that 100% of the funds it has raised for Hurricane Sandy Relief – $ million – has been allocated; this amounts to more than $450,000 in grants made every day since Hurricane Sandy struck. All told, The Robin…
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City of New York Receives Resiliency Grant

1/16/2016: The City of New York will receive $176,000,000 in NDRC funding to support the development of the Lower Manhattan Project and Connect Project which will construct a coastal protection system that will enhance the connection between neighborhoods, add green spaces and seating areas, and retail areas, and protect public housing…
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9/11 Health Bill Passes Congress

Washington, DC: The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act passed Congress. Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund indefinitely and index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer price index for urban consumers. Makes funding available for:…
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