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Residents of Ortley Beach, NJ watch their home get demolished (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
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MacArthur Alleges FEMA’s Complicity with Insurance Companies

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A bold and surprising assertion about The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from New Jersey's 3rd District (R) Congressman Tom MacArthur. The freshman representative, who's made his fortune in the

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Tom MacArthur/Photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media
Tom MacArthur/Photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media
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MacArthur Demands FEMA Administrator’s Resignation

Growing evidence of awareness inside the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of alleged insuror fraud aimed at short-changing Superstorm Sandy-ravaged homeowners prompts shore Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) to seek FEMA Administrator W. Craig Fugate's resignation.

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Flooding from Superstorm Sandy (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Shore Flood Insurance Workshops Start Thursday

If you live in a federally-designated flood zone, do you know what flood insurance will cost when the maps are finalized? 

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Free Legal Help for Sandy Victims

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ) is once again offering free Disaster Legal Response Clinics for people who are still dealing with legal issues related to Superstorm Sandy.

The clinics continue seeing quite a few attendees even more than two years after the storm, but staff

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Ocean Grove Boardwalk Rebuild 2014, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
Ocean Grove Boardwalk Rebuild 2014, by Rosetta Key Townsquare Media
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Ocean Grove Wins Another Round of Federal Funding

After at first being denied federal aid, a historic Monmouth County religious enclave will be getting additional funding to repair its Sandy-battered boardwalk.

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A Push for Federal Investigation of Sandy Claims

State lawmakers are hoping to get Congress and the U.S. Justice Department to investigate Superstorm Sandy related insurance claims.

Shore 10th district lawmakers State Senator Jim Holzapfel, Assemblyman Dave Wolfe and Assemblyman Greg McGuckin introduced resolutions requesting Congress to conduct a probe and hearing to determine if flood insurance companies are revising engineering reports to deny legitimate Sandy claims.

"We recently saw a case out of New York

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Damage in Lavallette after Superstorm Sandy
Damage in Lavallette after Superstorm Sandy (Borough of Lavallette)
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FEMA Orders Flood Insurance Program Revisions

Superstorm-afflicted homeowners beating their heads against a flood-insurance wall can expect some relief soon.

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Bruce Bennett, Getty Images
Bruce Bennett, Getty Images
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FEMA Wants Money Back

Imagine having your home wrecked by a natural disaster, receiving recovery funds from the federal government, spending those funds, and then having the government ask that the money be returned.

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Hurricane Katrina Teaching Sandy Victims Harsh Lessons

Two years after super storm Sandy, FEMA is sending Recoupment notices to a number of New Jersey's REMM disaster grant recipients for violating the agency's compliance rules on how the funding can be spent.  

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Nabil Girgis
Nabil Girgis (Courtesy: NJ Office of the Attorney General)
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More People Charged with Sandy Fraud

Four more people are facing charges after allegedly filing fraudulent claims for Sandy relief.

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced charges against Nabil Girgis, Nicole Loryn Fiel, Robert T

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