SWEENEY: TIME TO LOCALIZE SANDY RECOVERY EFFORTS

Hurricane-SandySenate President Steve Sweeney is calling for big changes in the how the state hands out federal aid to Hurricane Sandy victims.  Sweeney is expected to discuss changes to the program on Thursday in Linden.  Sweeney says the state should localize recovery programs and there should be one state center established for each county affected by the storm.  Sweeney says the cash was not handed out efficiently.