In the days after Irene hit Connecticut, a shop in Chester offered water to people whose electric-powered well pumps were unusable because of a lack of power. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Arbiter Says No Fraud By Most State Employees In Food Aid Investigation

An arbiter found no fraud by most of the state workers fired for alleged fraud in application for emergency food aid after Tropical Storm Irene, but the Malloy administration says it will review each case to determine if the decision should be appealed.


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Lawyer Accuses State Of Muzzling Workers

The attormey for some of the state workers accused of fraud in a federal storm aid program says the state is trying to stop Department of Social Services workers from taking to him.


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Attorney General Wants Details On Release Of ID Info

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has asked Wells Fargo & Co. to explain how names and Social Security numbers of state employees were released during the state’s investigation of food stamp fraud allegations.


Lisa Prout (left), being investigated for emergency food aid fraud, was on WTIC's State and Church Thursday. Here she is with John Rowland. (Photo courtesy Dana Whalen/WTIC)

State Worker Says She Answered Truthfully On Aid Application

The first state worker to undergo a pre-termination hearing over her application for federal food assistance after Tropical Storm Irene appeared with her attorney on WTIC’s “State and Church” program Thursday.