Washington, D.C. Nixon Peabody LLP was engaged by Building America’s Future to assist New York City in obtaining federal relief funding in the wake of natural disaster Hurricane Sandy. The firm’s government relations team, led by the Honorable Tom Reynolds, was successful in helping to ensure that New York City receives some of the more than $50 billion disbursement.
The Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill was passed by Congress earlier this week and was signed into law by President Obama.
Building America's Future (BAF) is a bipartisan coalition of elected officials dedicated to bringing about a new era of U.S. investment in infrastructure that enhances our nation's prosperity and quality of life. Founded by former Governor Edward Rendell of Pennsylvania, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York, BAF boasts a politically diverse membership of state and local elected officials from across the nation.