The legislature’s Transportation Committee kept the prospect of restoring tolls to Connecticut’s highways alive on Wednesday, but the issue remains far from settled.
Four years after most state employee unions agreed to phase out controversial “longevity” payments, Connecticut’s state police have done so as well.
Should doctors be allowed to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it? As Connecticut lawmakers consider the issue, scores of people weighed in Wednesday, with testimony that was often emotional. Here’s a recap of our live coverage.
Gov. Dannel Malloy, Interim Commissioner of Education Dianna Wentzell and all superintendents of schools should cease their obstruction of the rights of parents to decide whether to allow their children to sit for the SBAC test.
Washington – Backed by key Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, returned to an old theme on Wednesday — how to cut the college student debt — by introducing a bill that would do just that.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently warned Wall Street the state plans to increase borrowing dramatically over the next year. But while Connecticut uses borrowing primarily to finance capital projects, Republican legislative leaders fear the planned spike also signifies that a disturbing trend of borrowing to cover day-to-day expenses will get worse.
John Rowland has earned a second term — a second term behind bars. Rowland, a 57-year-old former Connecticut governor, received a 30-month sentence Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court in New Haven for conspiring to hide work he did for a failed 2012 Republican candidate for U.S. Congress, Lisa Wilson-Foley.
Connecticut’s Farm Service Agency is part of National Ag Day being marked today as a time to pause and honor the American farmer. America’s farmers are the most productive and efficient in the world, with each one helping feed more than 144 people.
A cold winter and low oil prices help a little as Connecticut oil dealers fight to remain relevant in the face of state policy that encourages people to switch from oil to gas heat.
We have a responsibility to protect our elders from harm and assure that they receive the best care possible. The Connecticut General Assembly should act swiftly to pass a law requiring informed consent before the administration of pharmacological dementia treatment to senior citizens in long-term care.
Today, you can stand on a white sandy beach of a re-opened Pleasure Beach in Bridgeport and look out onto Steelpointe Harbor where development is finally happening. There are new and improved views like this across the city, and many more to come as part of its comeback.