Ann Lopez

Producer
Courtesy of United Way of Coastal Fairfield County

Thousands of people fled Puerto Rico for Connecticut after Hurricane Maria. In Bridgeport a founding member of Greater Bridgeport United worked with a coalition to open the Puerto Rico Relief Center. There she helped families settle into Connecticut’s largest city.  

Lori Mack / Connecticut Public Radio

About 200 aerospace workers with United Technologies in Cheshire are entering their third day on strike.  

Ted S. Warren / AP

There’s a shortage of the vaccine that helps people complete their immunization to the shingles virus.

Mary Altaffer / AP

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says he and other congressional Democrats have filed an amicus brief in support of lawsuits challenging the FCC’s recent repeal of net neutrality rules.

Carrie Antlfinger / AP

As parents and students begin preparing for the start of a new school year, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer of New York is warning that some supplies contain dangerous levels of toxic chemicals like asbestos and lead.

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