Queens lawmakers pass legislation to extend work permits in Breezy Point

When Superstorm Sandy smashed into the Rockaway Peninsula nearly nine years ago, more than 300 homes and businesses were destroyed by flooding and fire in Breezy Point. The rebuilding continues to this day.

State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato passed legislation in both chambers that would allow residents of the oceanfront enclave to continue rebuilding their homes without additional delays brought about by the city application and review process.

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