(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

A large chunk of Federal aid dollars may be diverted from two east coast states that got hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.

FOX News Radio's Bill Vitka reports:

New York and New Jersey may lose more than one billion dollars of Federal Sandy hurricane aid. Federal officials are reportedly considering whether to spend it on other disasters. The Department of Housing believes that spreading the money around is required by Federal law. The Wall Street Journal says some lawmakers have been briefed on a plan to launch a national competition to distribute one to two billion dollars of the remaining Sandy aid to other disasters. The money that might go elsewhere is money New York and New Jersey are banking on to finish repairs to homes, roads and bridges.

Bill Vitka, FOX News Radio.

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