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COVID-19 hits Cuomo family; 25 dead in Westchester; governor blasts FEMA

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo reported today that his brother, CNN journalist Chris Cuomo, has tested positive for COVID-19. He is quarantined in the basement of his house in order to protect his wife and three children.

COVID-19 UPDATE: 34 deaths; Lamont swings deal for some ventilators as...

“We’re still down there, we’re pushing hard, making sure that Connecticut gets what was promised, what we need,” the governor said.

FEMA issues major disaster declaration to Connecticut

Today’s approval is for public assistance, meaning that impacted state agencies and municipalities in all eight counties will be reimbursed for 75% of the costs associated with their response and emergency protective measures.

COVID-19 UPDATE: 21 deaths; Federal disaster declaration sought; Analysis of $2...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (R-Connecticut) described the federal CARES Act as "imperfect but imperative -- it's not a panacea, and opined that there will be a fourth and fifth, and perhaps a sixth, federal economic stimulus bill as the situation develops.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cuomo blasts feds, disputes Trump on economy; 3,891 cases...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today came close to accusing President Trump of valuing corporate profits more than the lives of Americans as he implored...

Gov. Malloy seeks federal aid for May 15 tornado damage

The governor’s request includes FEMA public assistance that would provide affected towns and state agencies federal reimbursement of 75 percent for eligible municipal and state costs.

Former FEMA official named CEO at Keep America Beautiful

The Stamford-based nonprofit Keep America Beautiful has named Helen Lowman as its new CEO. She replaces Jennifer Jehn, who resigned in October to become...

$5M grant to keep gas pumping during outages

A $5.1 million FEMA grant will help New York state's gas stations remain open during natural disasters and emergencies.

Five tips to prepare for hurricane season

Travelers Insurance outlines preventative measures.

$2.4M allotted for county Sandy relief

Rep. Nita Lowey announced the federal funding.

Sandy relief for region tops $35M

Superstorm municipal reimbursements elevated 15 percent.

Playland Ice Casino closed for the year

Due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, the Ice Casino at Rye Playland will be closed for 2013.

Malloy: Conn. Sandy aid at $50 million

More than $50 million in federal aid has been approved for residents and businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said over the weekend.

Bridgeport, businesses talk storm preparedness

As hurricanes and floods are predicted to become more frequent along the east coast, business owners are looking for answers on how they can protect their investments.

Sandy aid to Conn. tops $28M to date

Connecticut businesses and residents have received $28 million in federal disaster aid through Jan. 7, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said yesterday, criticizing delays by the U.S. House of Representatives in passing a more comprehensive storm relief package.