Connecticut propelled Republican Donald J. Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton closer to their parties’ presidential nominations Tuesday, with Trump winning a landslide and Clinton holding off a tenacious Bernie Sanders.
These town by town results shown are drawn from the first use of a new electronic reporting system run by the Secretary of the State’s office to gather election returns shortly after the polls close. Results are likely to be incomplete, because participation by town election officials was voluntary. Use of the new system will […]
These town-by-town results are drawn from the first use of a new electronic reporting system run by the Secretary of the State’s office to gather election returns shortly after the polls close. Results are likely to be incomplete, because participation by town election officials was voluntary. Use of the new system will be mandatory in […]
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration Tuesday served 28 workers in the prison system and at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services with layoff notices, bringing total executive branch layoffs ordered since April 11 to 546.
WASHINGTON — The quality of the F-135 engine made by Pratt & Whitney – and the company’s supply chain – came under scrutiny Tuesday by a key Senate panel as part of a review of the status of the problem-plagued Joint Strike Fighter program.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that would provide Connecticut’s firefighters with lost-wage coverage for work-related cancers.
Unstable tax receipts are threatening to dash Democratic legislators’ hopes of adopting a new state budget this week. By midday Tuesday, earlier indications that income tax receipts might be on the rise — based on very preliminary data after the April 18 filing deadline – had evaporated.
The Democratic majority in the House of Representatives outlasted a Republican filibuster early Tuesday to pass legislation that would create a quasi-public authority to offer private-sector workers a retirement savings program. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was non-committal on the bill, but says he favors a key provision: a mandated payroll deduction for retirement savings.
In 2013, Connecticut’s legislature took a bold and smart step. It created an ongoing, statewide initiative to help Connecticut communities be more aging-supportive. It charged Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging with leading the way. Then, this year, in a shocking move, the Appropriations Committee budget, and consequently the governor’s revised budget, targeted the Commission on Aging for elimination, at the very moment the 23-year-old commission has catapulted Connecticut into national and international recognition for its achievements.
As leaders in the city of New Haven, we are writing to ask you to vote yes on Senate Bill 414 for our community. Our city is the proud home of Yale University. Like other universities, Yale’s academic properties are tax-exempt. That part of the law is clear and simple. And SB 414 does not change that. But the law governing the tax status of Yale’s commercial properties is not clear. And this ambiguity in the law makes our city’s ability to provide basic services dependent upon voluntary payments made by Yale that are subject to change at any time.
Years of state failure to save adequately for future retirement benefits has been compounded by recent decisions allowing an increased number of college employees to enroll in the state’s expensive pension plans. The combination has made it harder to afford enough research faculty and keep the cost of research at UConn competitive. This is the second story in a three-part series.
WASHINGTON — The nation’s health insurers are getting a boost from a new coalition that has taken up one of their key causes: halting big increases in drug prices and the cost of medicine. The goal: to press drug price increases and the high cost of many new medicines as an issue in the presidential campaign.
CNN is projecting Donald Trump as the Republican winner in all five of today’s presidential primary states: Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island and Delaware.