Gov-elect Ned Lamont named a public-safety team Friday that will be led by former Hartford police chief James Rovella, who will oversee the state police, homeland security and state crime lab as commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
The final clean energy competition of the Malloy administration on Friday handed the Millstone Nuclear Power Station the lifeline it has sought for nearly two years claiming the plant was at risk of closing otherwise. In a blow to the environmental advocacy community, renewable power projects were awarded fewer than 20 percent of the total power production up for bid.
Wells Fargo will pay $575 million under a 50-state settlement led by Connecticut and three other states relating to fraudulent mortgage and insurance fees, as well as the scandal in which millions of accounts were created without consumers’ consent, Attorney General George Jepsen announced Friday.
The New Haven Planning Commission recently sadly approved Yale’s proposal to put a synthetic turf field, infilled with ground-up rubber, into the Yale Bowl.
There were many reasons for the Commissioners to turn the application down — but that is not what happened.
The Trump administration is pressuring Vietnam to uphold a 2008 agreement and take back refugees who came to the United States before 1995. Many Vietnamese who came to the United States before 1995, some of them fleeing the Vietnam War, have lived in a gray area of immigration law. If they had a criminal record, they could not attain legal status, but they could not be deported either.