2 hearings scheduled to discuss Irene response

Lawmakers have announced they'll hold two public hearings on Connecticut's response to Tropical Storm Irene.They plan to hear from utility companies, municipalities and residents at

HARTFORD - Lawmakers have announced they'll hold two public hearings on Connecticut's response to Tropical Storm Irene.

They plan to hear from utility companies, municipalities and residents at the hearings, which will be held on Monday and Sept. 26.

Officials say the hearings will help the state better prepare for the next major storm.

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