CT POST: Rebecca French is blunt when she’s asked about hurricanes and Connecticut’s preparedness for them.
But whether the state is significantly closer to even that is doubtful. A quirk of Connecticut government as a home-rule state means the state has only limited authority to supersede local governments. Individual cities and towns handle their own zoning and development regulation and that mostly - though not entirely - puts resiliency matters in the hands of local governments. Continue reading>>