CapitolInq Archive: December, 2012

Officials: $60 billion requested for Sandy aid

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President Obama has requested a $60 billion supplemental spending bill to provide disaster relief to the northeast, according to the governors... Read more

Source: Menendez would chair foreign relations if Kerry leaves

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WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez would assume the chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee if Sen. John Kerry joins... Read more

NJ Sens: $50 billion not enough for Sandy relief

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UPDATE: The four U.S. Senators from New Jersey and New York said $50 billion in new funds for relief from superstorm Sandy won't go far enough... Read more

Andrews to co-chair policy committee

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South Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews was named co-chair of the House Democrats’ Steering and Policy Committee this week, an appointment... Read more

Flight 93 families visit Capitol in fund-raising push

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WASHINGTON -- A few of the family members were together again, gathered Tuesday inside the U.S. Capitol, the building that may have been struck... Read more

FEMA: Sandy funding can last until spring

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WASHINGTON -- FEMA has enough money to fund superstorm Sandy relief programs through early spring, the agency’s head told Congress Tuesday... Read more