Storm Relief http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Federal Money to Help Storm Ravaged Communities in Maryland http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/federal-money-help-storm-ravaged-communities-maryland <p></p><p>Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced an $8.6 million federal grant to help communities in the state recover from Hurricane Sandy.</p><p>The Maryland Democrats said the money would come from the community Development Block Grant program.</p><p>The funds were included in the Super-Storm Sandy Supplemental Appropriations bill passed last month in the Senate to help restore infrastructure and housing in communities hardest hit by the storm.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:00:43 +0000 Don Rush 28714 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Federal Money to Help Storm Ravaged Communities in Maryland Harris Votes No On Storm Relief Bill http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/harris-votes-no-storm-relief-bill <P>Eastern Shore Congressman Andy Harris joined fellow House Republicans in casting a vote against the House’s $9.7 billion storm relief aid package.</P> <P>The bill will help the mid-Atlantic region recover from Hurricane Sandy and was approved in the House by a vote of 354-67.</P> <P>Harris, whose district represents hard-hit areas such as Crisfield and Ocean City, said he wanted the bill to include reforms for the flood insurance program and believed it did not have sufficient financial support.</P> <P>He also called the measure a “another blank check and said that he would have used t Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:31:36 +0000 Don Rush 27086 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Harris Votes No On Storm Relief Bill More Storm Assistance as Delmarva Recovers From Storm http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/more-storm-assistance-delmarva-recovers-storm <P><SPAN style="COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 11.5pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 11.5pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 11.5pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman"><STRONG>Storm Assistance Request</STRONG></FONT></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="COLOR: #333333; FONT-SIZE: 11.5pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:49:17 +0000 Don Rush 24561 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net More Storm Assistance as Delmarva Recovers From Storm