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News: Connecticut Snow

May 2, 2006
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ' s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush declared an emergency exists in the State of Connecticut and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by record snow from February 11-12, 2006. Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison said the President's action makes federal funding available to the state and eligible local governments in the counties of Fairfield, Hartford, New Haven, Tolland, and Windham.