Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement following Hurricane Sandy:
"My heart goes out to all those affected by the devastating damage from Hurricane Sandy. As New Jersey begins to rebuild, I urge residents to take all necessary precautions while cleaning up the damage. Please visit http://www.disasterassistance.gov/disaster-information/your-home or information about how to prevent injury. To apply for federal assistance to cover the costs of recovery, please go to http://www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA. As always, please do not hesitate to reach out if I can be of help. You can reach my Washington, D.C. office at (202) 225-5061."