Government

Drills funded by FEMA grant
10:46 am
Wed March 26, 2014

New Haven emergency workers practice disaster response

File photo of New Haven Harbor
Credit AP Photo/Bob Child

Emergency workers in New Haven have been participating in a drill, where they practice responding to a staged disaster.  New Haven is one of 12 major cities in the U.S. to be given a grant from Federal Emergency Management Agency to hold these drills. 

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Grant sends experts to LI
7:53 am
Wed March 26, 2014

IBM helps Suffolk figure out sewer problems

At his State of the County Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone called nitrogen the biggest threat to Suffolk
Credit Charles Lane

Suffolk County has received a grant from the technology company IBM to help solve what many see as Long Island's biggest looming crisis: poor water quality. Planners and environmentalists say they’re "thrilled" with the announcement.

    

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Proposal increaes CT-N budget by $3.5 million
6:35 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Conn. state TV service wins legislative committee approval for a $6 million budget

A proposal that more than doubles state funding for the television service that covers Connecticut government got the nod of a key legislative committee on Tuesday. The state General Assembly's Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee voted 33 to 17 to approve the proposal.

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"people are nervous"
6:34 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Poll: most NYers say they're not better off compared to a year ago

A new poll finds the majority of New Yorkers say they are not better off now than they were four years ago.  The sentiments do not seem to be hurting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s chances for reelection.

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OFA projects $69.4 million deficit for 2015
5:39 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

GOP leaders: Malloy's budget out of balance

GOP leaders in the Connecticut legislature criticized Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget projections on Monday. The Republican leaders said the numbers don’t add up in the governor ’s 2015 budget proposal. 

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