Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 24, 2012 (NOAA/ Getty Images)

Sources For Storm Prep Information

Check here for websites with emergency preparedness information


Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.


A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.


Barack Obama (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)

President Issues Disaster Declaration For State

President Obama has declared a major disaster in the State of Connecticut for the area affected by the October nor’easter.


Damage From Trpoical Storm Irene on Northwest Drive in Farmington

FEMA Recovery Centers To Open Thursday

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says federal disaster recovery centers will open Thursday in each of Connecticut’s eight counties, with two in New Haven County.


(File:  Jessica Hill/Journal Inquirer/AP Photo)

State Receives Million-Plus In Snow Aid

State agencies, local governments and certain eligible nonprofit groups will receive more than a million dollars in reimbursement for their costs in the January 11-12 snowstorm. Governor Dannel Malloy says the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]


(Credit:  DOT Traffic Camera

State Seeks Disaster Declaration

Governor Dannel Malloy has formally asked for a disaster declaration for the state as a result of last month’s record snowfall.


FEMA Denies Tornado Aid Appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Connecticut’s appeal for financial aid for Fairfield County communities hit by a June tornando. FEMA initially denied the aid request last month, saying the […]


Delegation Asks Obama for Tornado Damage Aid

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s congressional delegation is asking President Barack Obama to reconsider the denial of federal aid for tornado-related damage in Fairfield County. The delegation wrote to Obama on Tuesday saying the Federal […]


Governor Rell Appeals Tornado Aid Rejection

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell says she is appealing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny financial aid for Fairfield County communities hit by a June tornado. Rell announced Friday […]





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