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.
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.
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.
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.