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Disaster Declaration Approved for Connecticut’s Tornado Recovery

U.S. President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Connecticut following severe storms that included four tornadoes. The tornadoes touched down in six towns in Connecticut during the May 15 storms. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asked the federal …

Virginia Gets $19M in Federal Funding to Fix Storm-Damaged Roads

Virginia is getting more than $19 million in federal funding to repair roads and bridges damaged by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Program this …