The U.S. Coast Guard unit stationed in New Haven has the job of patrolling Long Island Sound for drug smugglers and terrorists. But it also is deployed to enforce safety perimeters around dozens of private parties every year, many of which include fireworks displays over the water.
Updated, 9:19 p.m. With early analyses of state income tax returns showing receipts could fall short of budgeted levels, the top Republican in the state Senate renewed his call Wednesday for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to scrap his controversial tax rebate plan.
UConn’s governing board has adopted a five-year plan that looks to increase enrollment in its graduate programs, boost research spending and set up a system to review faculty performance after they gain tenure.
The Democratic Governors Association, which expects to heavily advertise this fall to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of how Connecticut regulates independent campaign expenditures.
The state House Wednesday passed a bill aimed at making sure patients know about "facility fees," extra charges they could face if they get outpatient care at medical offices owned by hospitals. Continue Reading →
When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed providing “universal access” to preschool, he said it would cost the state an additional $51.1 million a year. When Democratic legislators released their plans two months later to provide “universal access,” they said it would cost the state $10 million a year. Why such a huge difference? Continue Reading →
As the April 15 tax deadline approached, speculation at the Capitol was that tax receipts would rise. The question was, Would they grow modestly, or explode? But early tax returns have weakened hopes for any explosion, and raised the specter of something worse. Continue Reading →
It was a stunningly swift cycle of gaffe, controversy and apology in the Internet age: An adjunct professor insults Republicans on Monday, only to find his words recorded and posted online, drawing a denunciation from the floor of the state House of Representatives on Tuesday. Continue Reading →
The dual NCAA championship titles won by The University of Connecticut's basketball teams haven't yet translated into a jump in gifts, the school's primary fundraising arm has reported -- but officials are not worried. Continue Reading →
Some critics contend that U.S. schools are losing too many top graduates to law, medicine or other high-profile careers at a time when schools are under pressure to close the achievement gap and raise standards. Educators in Connecticut and elsewhere are looking for ways to lure the brightest candidates into the classroom. Continue Reading →