The Connecticut Congressional Delegation sent a letter this week to FEMA’s Office of Response and Recovery supporting Gov. Dannel Malloy’s appeal of the agency’s denial of disaster aid to individual property owners as well as the towns Bridgewater, New Milford, and Roxbury which sustained significant storm damage in May.
September 7, 2018
August 31, 2018
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy this week filed an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reconsider its decision denying individual assistance to homeowners in New Haven and Fairfield counties who suffered losses from severe storms on May 15.
August 23, 2018
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump this week issued a “major disaster declaration” to allow Connecticut and impacted municipalities to receive federal assistance in recovering from tornadoes and severe storms that occurred May 15.
July 9, 2018
by Christine Stuart | Jul 9, 2018 5:03pm
Posted to: Weather
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy officially asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help cleaning up after four tornadoes on May 15, which impacted three counties, caused more than $13 million in damage, and destroyed 25 homes.
June 1, 2018
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico a year ago, but since then most of us here on the mainland have dreamed the disaster away. Here’s something to wake us up: instead of the government’s announced death toll of 64, a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine estimated a staggering 4,645 people were killed by the hurricane or its aftereffects.
Will you remember now?
by Peter Urban | Jun 1, 2018 4:00am
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A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine claims officials in Puerto Rico dramatically downplayed the death toll from Hurricane Maria.
May 29, 2018
HAMDEN, CT — Municipal leaders are turning to social media more and more these days to directly communicate with constituents. One of those who is best at it is Hamden Mayor Curt Leng, who takes to Facebook generally several times a day to talk issues with Hamdenites.
May 17, 2018
NEW HAVEN, CT — It isn’t just public works crews and utility workers who have had little sleep since Tuesday’s late-afternoon storm hit Connecticut — New Haven-based SeeClickFix has been swamped helping municipalities deal with power outages and downed trees.
May 1, 2018
HARTFORD, CT — Calls for water to be a “public trust” in the first-ever state water plan are receiving new scrutiny from Connecticut’s water companies, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is letting them know he’s not budging on the language.
March 21, 2018
by Christine Stuart | Mar 21, 2018 4:07pm
Posted to: Weather
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday that he’s putting an end to the phrase “non-essential state employee.”