The governor has requested a presidential major disaster declaration regarding the damage from Tropical Storm Isaias in August. The request includes all eight counties. If approved, it would make the state, every municipality, and the two tribal nations, eligible for federal reimbursement of up to 75% of the cost of damage to infrastructure. Tropical Storm Isaias left more than 750,000…
Many towns and cities, like East Hartford, are having to pay for cleanup costs up front and hope for FEMA reimbursement down the road.