President Obama signs disaster declaration for CT

President Barack Obama has signed anemergency declaration for Connecticut, ordering federal aid forcommodities, food, water, emergency power and debris removalfollowing a devastating October snowstorm

HARTFORD - President Barack Obama has signed anemergency declaration for Connecticut, ordering federal aid forcommodities, food, water, emergency power and debris removalfollowing a devastating October snowstorm. Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.) said this is a "first stagedeclaration" and his administration will continue to seek federalreimbursement for state and local government expenditures in thewake of last weekend's nor'easter.The governor also said utility crews cleared 100 local roads since this morning, but there is still a lot of work to do, especially in rural areas.AP wire services contributed to this reportWeston residents may have long-term power outages Storm Resource Links Weather Center Watch News 12 Traffic and Weather Watch News 12 MyPics

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