Government

Superstorm Sandy federal assistance
3:30 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Four centers for federal housing assistance for Superstorm Sandy open in Conn.

On Wednesday, Connecticut Governor Malloy announced the opening of four intake centers in the state  to help homeowners apply for disaster assistance from super storm Sandy. The centers are in Norwalk, Milford, Fairfield and East Haven. The state Department of Housing is distributing $30 million in federal relief assistance for homeowners not covered by insurance or FEMA. Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein  says if residents have any questions they should visit a center.

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New Haven Mayoral Race
9:54 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Harp, Elicker debate

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp (left), New Haven Alderman Justin Elicker (right) at Gateway Community College for Monday night's debate.
Credit Melinda Tuhus

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp, who won the Democratic primary for mayor of New Haven in September, faced one of her primary opponents again in a raucous public debate on Monday night.

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National Governors Conference summit
3:16 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Malloy and other governors focus on workforce training

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin in Stamford on Tuesday.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin launched a year-long initiative Tuesday to improve education and workforce training. The governors spoke at a summit in Stamford organized by the National Governors Association.

 

 

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"Best of bad situation"
5:13 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Report: Bellone budget has $50 million in risk

Steve Bellone says 65% of his cost cutting is real reoccurring savings, not one-shot revenues. File photo
Credit Charles Lane

Independent budget analysts for the Suffolk County Legislature say County Executive Steve Bellone's budget next year has a potential $50-million hole in it.  But the analysts say it makes the best of the county’s fiscal problems that have built up over the years.  

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NY casino gambling amendment
4:41 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Siena Poll finds NY voters influenced by wording of gambling amendment

A poll released on Monday finds the positive wording of a November ballot amendment to expand gambling in New York State is influencing voters.  The poll finds a majority of New York voters support the amendment. 

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