Connecticut Officials Reject Sandy Aid Requests For Shoreline Homeowners Looking To Raise Homes

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Officials have rejected $18 million worth of requests for Superstorm Sandy aid from homeowners along Connecticut's shoreline who were looking to use the funding to elevate their homes in the face of future storms.

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Santa Claus

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Jan 28, 2014
 

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It is very cold at the North Pole. And to all, a good night.
DISAPPOINTED - FRUSTRATED

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Really Connecticut!!!!More reason to get out of this state...you don't give a dam about the residents who are still struggling to get back home after Sandy...I and many others have not received one penny of help from any of the grants that were "supposedly" earmarked to help us elevate our homes or repair. Oh yeah..how about the grant that would hold us hostage for 5 years..which still has not happened. Since I am from Milford...I want to know what the officials that be are doing to find out why this happened...Maybe We should all just demolish our homes which would lower the tax basis of the city. But then what do they care they will just take money from other sources to make up for it...'THE CITY WITH A BIG HEART'....NOT
BPT

Waterbury, CT

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Jan 29, 2014
 
if the politicos homes were affected this would be viewed as a different issue though..........who are they to decide? they will just piss the money away on some self serving nonsense.

Sol

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Jan 29, 2014
 
State Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection officials said the money would be better spent improving infrastructure that would protect communities from storm surges.

Projects in the running for the latest round of aid include a seawall project in Bridgeport, improvements to a sewage treatment plant in Milford and a levee upgrade in Fairfield.[QUOTE]"The needs of the many outweigh the <wants> of the few."?

[QUOTE]A 10-member committee composed of state agency representatives and the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities decided to prioritize infrastructure improvement over individual home projects.
Only ten individuals on that committee? NAME THEM.
Bertrand

Trumbull, CT

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Jan 30, 2014
 
What???You are White,paying Taxes?..Sorry Money goes to welfare and Illegals...You Taxpayin Suburban white people PAY...Haven't you figured out the Dem's yet?? Just Change,Hope you like it...

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