City Councilman Jumaane Williams and other advocates argue with 60,000 people in city shelters right now, that number will spike if rent protections are not strengthened.
Inspectors last year found broken joint bars and loose or missing rail braces that hold tracks to the ties in Bridgeport, Norwalk, New Haven and Stamford.
When it snows that fast, it wreaks havoc on travel, and especially on air travel. Runways at John F. Kennedy Airport were still covered in snow on Monday evening, much of still blowing around.
As the controversy over new full-body scanners at airports heats up, elected officials in the Tri-State Area and Washington D.C. are weighing in and speaking out.