state of emergency http://wshu.org en Winter storm prompts state of emergencies in Conn., NY http://wshu.org/post/winter-storm-prompts-state-emergencies-conn-ny <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is requesting help from the White House and FEMA in an effort to&nbsp;&nbsp;obtain &nbsp;road salt to treat the state’s highways.&nbsp; The governor said on Thursday that the state is running out of salt used in snow removal.</p><p>The winter storm also prompted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency earlier in the day Thursday. &nbsp;</p><p>Director<strong> </strong>of State Operations Howard Glaser says the emergency declaration is necessary for the state to help out local communities in these situations.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:54:13 +0000 Ebong Udoma & Charles Lane 12798 at http://wshu.org Winter storm prompts state of emergencies in Conn., NY