The legislature took steps Thursday to address the issue of failing concrete foundations reported by nearly 500 homeowners in eastern Connecticut.
At a meeting at the Legislative Office Building on Thursday afternoon, the planning and development committee joined homeowners, state officials and concrete and building experts to discuss possible solutions.
Sen. Steve Cassano, D-Manchester, co-chairs the committee and said lawmakers from across the state need to take a vested interest in the problem.
"Today is the first part of at least a two-part meeting," he said. "It is a situation most homeowners can't fathom ... we need to do all we can to protect...