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Crumbling Foundations Complete Coverage

Crumbling Foundations Complete Coverage

NBC Connecticut's Award-Winning Coverage of the Crumbling Foundation Crisis

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:25 PM EST

Town Wants State to Tackle 'Growing Crisis'

Town Wants State to Tackle 'Growing Crisis'

Some town officials want a coordinated effort of local, state and federal agencies to take on the problem of failing foundations affecting hundreds of homeowners.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:26 PM EST

Former Lawmaker Called for Investigation in 2002

Former Lawmaker Called for Investigation in 2002

The Troubleshooters obtained a letter showing former State Rep. Michael Cardin (D-Tolland) requesting Atty. Gen. Richard Blumenthal investigate why foundations were crumbling back in 2002 and a meeting was held...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:26 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Governor Asks Attorney General to Assist With Investigation

Crumbling Foundations: Governor Asks Attorney General to Assist With Investigation

Governor Malloy wants investigation to find answers as to how many foundations are affected and if the issue is resolved.

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015 at 08:54 PM EDT

Crumbling Foundations: DCP Sends Advisory to Home Inspectors, Realtors

Crumbling Foundations: DCP Sends Advisory to Home Inspectors, Realtors

Dept. of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan Harris is warning home inspectors and realtors of foundation failures, while Sen. Chris Murphy and Rep. Joe Courtney work to find federal help for homeowners...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:27 PM EST

State DOT Says No Bridges Affected by Failing Concrete

State DOT Says No Bridges Affected by Failing Concrete

The state Department of Transportation says potential exposure of Connecticut bridges to failing concrete is "extremely, extremely small."

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:27 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Caught on Campus

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Caught on Campus

UConn officials repeatedly said the concrete company at center of crumbling foundations investigation has done no jobs at university since at least 1995.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:27 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Coverage for Failing Foundations Rare

Crumbling Foundations: Coverage for Failing Foundations Rare

The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters ask the State Insurance Department why so many homeowners are being denied coverage for crumbling foundations.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:25 PM EST

State Aware of Crumbling Foundations in 2008: Emails

State Aware of Crumbling Foundations in 2008: Emails

The Department of Consumer Protection commissioner called crumbling foundations in eastern Connecticut "a serious problem" as he toured home affected by failing concrete.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:29 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Number of Affected Homeowners Growing

Crumbling Foundations: Number of Affected Homeowners Growing

Attorneys tell NBC Connecticut Troubleshooter George Colli what steps people need to take if they're concerned their foundations are failing.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 02:29 PM EST

Crumbling Foundations: Governor Says State Is Monitoring Issue

Crumbling Foundations: Governor Says State Is Monitoring Issue

In response to an NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters investigation, Gov. Dan Malloy says the state and private homeowners should monitor concrete foundations if it was poured by J.J. Mottes Company.

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