Shaun L.S. Donovan

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  • A visitor to the newly reopened Ellis Island stops to take a picture of the registry room in New York on Monday. Rebuilding and stormproofing the electrical and other networks without marring the 1900 Beaux-Arts-style building was a challenge to plan and is still a $21 million, 18-month work in progress. (Associated Press)

    After a wave of Sandy disaster, a trickle of aid to victims

    Congress rushed to send $60.4 billion in emergency money to aid Superstorm Sandy victims, saying people's lives depended on getting the full amount out the door as fast as possible — but a year after the storm, the tally shows very little has been spent.

  • President Obama shakes hands with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, during a news conference on Cedar Grove Avenue, a street significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy, on Staten Island, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in New York. Sen. Charles Schumer, New York Democrat, is second from left, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan is third from left, and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is right. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama taps Donovan to head New York rebuilding efforts

    With thousands of Staten Island residents still without power and facing a long road to recovery after Hurricane Sandy, President Obama put Shaun L.S. Donovan, Housing and Urban Development secretary and a former New York City official, in charge of the federal role in the area's rebuilding.

  • HUD secretary announces cities plan in Detroit

    The Obama administration is launching a pilot program designed to spark economic growth in urban America by partnering federal officials with local decision-makers in six cities, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary announced Monday.

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