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Feds´ secretary to oversee
response to Hurricane Sandy
vows not to let New York down

New York Daily News, by Jonathan Lemire

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/3/2012 2:15:06 PM

It´s not just business — it’s personal. The cabinet secretary chosen by President Obama to oversee the federal response to Hurricane Sandy was raised in New York — and vows he won’t let the city down. “I have deep roots in the region. This is home,” Shaun Donovan told the Daily News in his first extensive interview since being appointed as the recovery czar. Donovan — the secretary of housing and urban development — is charged with helping New York and New Jersey pry the billions they need from a gridlocked Congress and then helping them spend the money

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: noproblems, 12/3/2012 2:54:04 PM     (No. 9046415)

I am not interested in giving more money to NY/NJ. Me thinks this is turning into another 0bama vote buying program. Let them borrow the money like everyone else.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/3/2012 2:59:18 PM     (No. 9046431)

OK, it is settled, fraudsters head for NY, for free money. All you have to do is ´say you live there´ and you are ´down and out´.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M Stuart, 12/3/2012 3:25:42 PM     (No. 9046497)

Why are we sending a Fed Secretary to look after the Empire State? Silly question.

The people of the Empire State of the South do not want to pay for the excesses of NY/NJ.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starlady, 12/3/2012 6:21:21 PM     (No. 9046777)

Is this part of his job description? I thought FEMA came under homeland security. Does being from NYC and surrounding area give you the qualifications to do the job? OR is this just another "we CARE" moment that substitutes for action?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/3/2012 8:55:44 PM     (No. 9046977)

You´re doing a great job, Shaunie!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/4/2012 4:22:40 AM     (No. 9047268)

Will us taxpayers keep paying for NY & NJ for the next 10 years like Katrina with no end in sight?

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