Federal government extends deadline for Sandy FEMA funds
Superstorm Sandy victims have a little more time to apply for aid.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the federal government approved his request to extend the deadline to register for FEMA funding to March 29.
The previous deadline was Wednesday, but the governor said there were still millions of people that haven't applied despite suffering serious damage from the Oct. 29 storm.
"This extension from FEMA will provide impacted residents with more time to get help so they can rebuild as soon as possible," he said in a statement.
The application for Sandy-affected small businesses to apply for low-interest loans from the Small Business Administration was extended to the same date.
Log on to www.disasterassistance.gov for more information.