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Connecticut lags in use of Sandy relief

As Connecticut’s shoreline continues to struggle after Superstorm Sandy pummeled it seven months ago, tens of millions of dollars in federal assistance the state is eligible for has not reached those who need it. Some of the delay can be attributed to Congress, which took months to  approve Sandy aid. Some is due to the […]

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Enviros call energy bill a retreat

A Senate renewable energy bill that pitted environmentalists and consumer activists against legislative allies and the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was revised Tuesday by House of Representatives on a 112-33 vote and returned to the Senate. The environmental community and power generators were quick to express disappointment, saying that the revised version still […]

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Reductions in food stamp eligibility, benefits, likely

Washington –- Dolores Yevich of Orange had no problem paying for food until her husband died in February. Then the household income supplied by two Social Security checks shrunk to one Social Security check. “I was desperate because I was destitute,” Yevich said. Yevich, 70, applied for to the Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program, a federal […]