NY, NJ need faster federal aid after Hurricane Irene (Reuters)

A man walks down a flooded street in the town of Totowa, New Jersey August 30, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonReuters – Both New York and New Jersey have formally asked the federal government for an “expedited major disaster declaration” to cope with the widespread damage caused by Hurricane Irene, officials said on Tuesday.

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