New York's Rockaways Continue Recovery As House Votes On Sandy Aid Package : News Photo

New York's Rockaways Continue Recovery As House Votes On Sandy Aid Package

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 15: A worker with the Parks Department hauls sand from a playground damaged during Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways on January 15, 2013 in the queens borough of New York City. A $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package is expected to be voted on today in the House. The package, which has come under criticism by some fiscal conservatives, is being heavily pushed by Northeastern lawmakers. The money would be spent on immediate needs to the region including $5.4 billion for New York and New Jersey transit systems and $5.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief aid fund. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 15: A worker with the Parks Department hauls sand from a playground damaged during Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways on January 15, 2013 in the queens borough of New York City. A $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package is expected to be voted on today in the House. The package, which has come under criticism by some fiscal conservatives, is being heavily pushed by Northeastern lawmakers. The money would be spent on immediate needs to the region including $5.4 billion for New York and New Jersey transit systems and $5.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief aid fund. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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