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Tonight's vote comes almost two weeks after congress approved a separate measure to borrow nearly ten billion dollars to cover federal flood insurance claims from sandy and other disasters.
But throughout the area -- hit hardest.
We're hearing stories of people growing increasingly frustrated by delays in getting the money they -- The whole.
Outside of the house was ripped apart from powerful waves was waste.
The waves washed out sixteen years of family mementos from this waterfront house on New York's Long Island what you say is exactly how we sample.
After the -- Jane Letterman says she'll have to tear down the home she loved but two and a half months after the storm she's still waiting for the insurance payment to get her started.
This is a shame it's just a shame that you know this had to happen.
But the thing to do -- to fix it as fast as possible to make things normal that not doing that.
Letterman estimates she'll need more than 400000.
Dollars to rebuild.
So far she tells -- she's received just a fraction of that -- 101000 dollar check from our homeowner's policy to cover wind damage to a roof and siding.
Plus 7000 dollars toward some of the items she lost.
But nobody -- told her how much to expect from her flood insurance.
We just need to move on and -- -- you know what's taking so long they have reason to live.
To be concerned at this stage of the game today that they haven't seen their money -- here.
It's happening all across the region.
FEMA which funds the National Flood Insurance Program reports almost 70%.
Of those who filed flood insurance claims are still waiting for their money.
A spokesman insist progress is being made and that quote.
FEMA has taken steps to ensure that flood insurance claims are processed as quickly as possible following hurricane sandy.
Insurance representatives say there seems to me no simple explanation for the delays other than the massive scope of the disaster.
It comes back to the the sheer number of claims and and the complexities and these claims.
The fact that they're not all close at this stage of the game.
Is not a surprise at all.
-- -- -- Of course that doesn't do Jane Letterman much good that's Limbaugh.
-- in place today she reports looters have been picking through what's left of her home as she waits for resource is to rebuild his happy times yeah.
-- happy times that hill I just want that back.
Well even folks who are getting paid -- -- running of the complications in many instances the checks are made out to both of the homeowners and their mortgage companies.
Many folks have group reported that running they've run into problems cashing.
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