Washington Watch — Week of July 27

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In the last week of work before Congress's August recess, there will be a lot of finger-pointing concerning who is responsible for failing to get must-pass legislation approved, including a final highway bill, and legislation that would deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue Reading →

Malloy doesn’t expect Gateway site will house migrant kids

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was skeptical Friday that a former community college building in New Haven would be of any help to federal officials looking to house thousands of migrant children in Connecticut. The governor – who noted earlier this week that the Gateway Community College structure was being reviewed – said it never was targeted as a possible residence for the children. Continue Reading →