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.
This month is unofficially known as Pinktober as organizations raise awareness and money for women with breast cancer. But the pink image doesn't show the full picture.
Breast Cancer is not a gender specific disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 2,200 men across the country will be diagnosed this year. And because typically men are diagnosed at a later stage, men succumb to the disease at a higher rate than women.
In an effort to save lives, two men with breast cancer in Connecticut are advocating for more awareness and research.