Bridgeport’s mayor says the governor’s plan for allocating $72 million in federal funding to recover from Superstorm Sandy isn’t adequate for the city’s needs.
Congress is sending a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.
At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting a House floor vote on billions in disaster relief aid for victims of October’s Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner.
Governor Malloy has joined the governors of New York and New Jersey in a letter to members of Congress asking for expedited assistance for aid in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy are joining forces in a regional effort to land more federal aid for recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
Connecticut has received $51 million in federal money to help repair roads that were damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Irene and the rare October snowstorm.