A new poll shows high approval for the government's handling of the storm.
The tunnel will open to car and bus traffic in both directions starting 6 a.m. Nov. 19, 2012.
The president flew over the Rockaways and toured Staten Island on Thursday.
Michael Hervey, acting CEO of LIPA, will leave at the end of the year.
The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy.
The storm, compounded by Hurricane Sandy, has left some 23,000 people without power in the borough.
The nor'easter that hit New York Wednesday has set back the schedule of gasoline supply.
The Holland Tunnel will re-open to commuters on Wednesday morning.
A major storm will bring wind, rain and snow to the city Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.
Many voters said they were indifferent towards what was once a heated congressional race.
Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed the city's electricity suppliers for their "lack of performance."
Many subway lines are still partly or fully suspended after Hurricane Sandy.
Damaged buildings include NYCHA public housing complexes.
Gas lines continued to stretch for blocks on Sunday.
The city has opened new warming centers as the temperature plunges.
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