Bloomberg: $500M needed for hospital, school storm repair
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New York City will be asking for an emergency appropriation of $500 million to repair schools and hospitals damaged by superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.
About $200 million will be used to repair about 37 schools damaged by the storm, and the rest will go toward fixing city hospitals such as Bellevue Hospital Center and Coney Island Hospital, among others, the mayor said....