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File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Extends Sandy Assistance Deadline

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline to register for Superstorm Sandy disaster assistance from January 28 to February 12. So far more than 37 million dollars in federal disaster assistance has been […]

01/24/2013

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Storm Damage In State Put At $360 Million — And Climbing

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the cost of damage to Connecticut businesses and homes by Superstorm Sandy is more than $360 million and climbing.

11/15/2012

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

7,000 Applications For Storm Sandy

Federal officials say more than 7,000 property owners in Connecticut have applied for help to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

11/13/2012

File photo of a staff at a call center.  (credit:  FINDLAY KEMBER/AFP/Getty Images)

400 Jobs Not Coming To Maine Call Center

A call center in Orono has reversed course and says it won’t be hiring hundreds of workers to take calls from people in other states affected by Superstorm Sandy.

11/11/2012

Dannel Malloy (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Malloy Targets Businesses Post Sandy

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Governo Dannel Malloy is drawing attention to efforts by the U.S. Small Business Administration and chambers of commerce to help Connecticut businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy. The governor has scheduled a […]

11/08/2012

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Three More Disaster Recovery Centers Open In State

FEMA has now opened a total of five Disaster Recovery Centers in Connecticut to help people who suffered losses during the storm.

11/03/2012

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Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/02/2012

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.

11/01/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Opinion: Selectively Presidential: Obama Chooses To Be Presidential When It’s Convenient

When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.

10/30/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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