Schumer, D'Amato push for Sandy aid bill
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About 80 people joined U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato at an Island Park rally Monday to urge immediate Senate passage of a proposed $50.5 billion relief fund for victims of superstorm Sandy.
"We need 60 votes, Democrats and Republicans," said Schumer (D-N.Y.). "We voted for their aid [around the country] when they needed help. The New York taxpayer has been there...