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Sandy disaster aid deadline extended

The deadline to apply for Hurricane Sandy disaster aid has been extended to from Dec. 31 to Jan. 28, 2013.

“With more than $20 million in federal aid approved already, there is clearly a need for many residents for assistance,” said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a press release. “Extending this deadline will ensure that any resident or business affected by Storm Sandy has ample time to apply for assistance.”

As of Dec. 23, roughly 11,400 Connecticut residents have registered for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and nearly 1,800 businesses have requested a disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). More than $11.6 million in personal and business SBA disaster loans have been approved.

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Jennifer Bissell
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Jennifer Bissell is a reporter for both the Fairfield and Westchester business journals. Previously she attended the University of Minnesota and contributed to several regional publications including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Cloud Times and Twin Cities Business magazine.

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