Wray, 50, told senators on the Judiciary panel that he would quit if Trump asked him to do anything illegal. He also said he did not consider special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into whether there were Russian ties to the Trump campaign “a witch hunt.”
STAMFORD — In a state with an aging workforce and an outmoded employment infrastructure of suburban office parks like the one famously abandoned by General Electric, the expansion of a thriving web company called Indeed was sufficient cause for celebration Wednesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Oh, and CNBC bumped the state up 10 places to 33rd in its business rankings.
WASHINGTON — Bowing to local pressure, the Federal Railroad Administration has dropped plans for a controversial new rail line along the eastern Connecticut shore from its ambitious project to overhaul the railroad system in the Northeast corridor.
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Wednesday he raised $2 million for his 2018 re-election campaign in the last quarter, bringing his total cash on hand to $5.1 million.
The only viable solution to our ongoing national healthcare crisis has waited in the wings for a long time. Teddy Roosevelt included the idea in his 1912 platform. President Truman proposed it in 1945. President Johnson succeeded —partly– with Medicare. Now more than ever, single payer national health insurance needs to move to the national stage for serious consideration.
We were looking for a house in West Hartford a quarter century ago, and were surprised to learn that houses closer to the town center were generally less expensive that houses further away. This made no sense to me. I could leave the car in the driveway, walk to stores, restaurants, town hall, gym, library, etc., and enjoy the safety that comes with other people walking by, and pay less? Where do I sign? Indeed, we bought a house in West Hartford Center. For the only time in my life, I was ahead of a trend. People are moving back to city and town centers. Pedestrian proximity is essential; a pillar of a great neighborhood. That’s the thesis of an intriguing new book, “Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All,” by New Haven-based writer Philip Langdon.