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CT Businesses Affected by Irene Eligible for Financial Aid

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Connecticut businesses damaged by Tropical Storm Irene are eligible for financial assistance from the state.

The state says business can apply for loans covering uninsured losses. Loans of up to $200,000 are available to companies for storm-related damage to property, machinery and equipment.

Grants will be available to businesses for help with disaster recovery, such as temporary help and training and technical assistance linking businesses to state and federal resources.

Agricultural businesses are eligible for the money.

Assistance is available through the state Department of Economic and Community Development.

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