The newly appointed CEO of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation may be inheriting an agency rattled by some scandal, but his optimism is not wavering.
With pressures inflicted in part by social media shaping a distinct, rapidly evolving generation of students, a largely-Republican group of lawmakers is looking to update the school safety reforms implemented in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
As scandals involving Russian hackers meddling in United States elections usher in an era of voting-phobia nationwide, Connecticut is gearing up for a clean primary election next Tuesday.
With about six months remaining of his second and final term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is appointing a naval officer to replace Karen Buffkin as his general counsel.
The quaint town of Haddam was transformed Monday evening into the front line of a political battle over free speech as protesters packed a routine Board of Selectmen meeting to register their opinions about the selectwoman who garnered national attention by kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance.
NORWICH — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Herbst’s tough on crime platform contains one element that runs counter to federal standards and common practice throughout the U.S. — the complete elimination of a policy that gives inmates the opportunity to shorten their time in prison through good behavior.
It was a 12-second protest — waged by a single selectwoman in a nondescript room in a small Connecticut town — but it has provided days of political outrage and the perfect platform for two Republican candidates to reassert party values.
On the evening of May 15, dozens of children huddled in Hamden’s West Woods Elementary School as the town’s emergency responders wrestled their way through collapsed trees that blocked the entrance to the building. The students in West Woods were just a handful of the victims of the violent May storm, which killed two, injured 83, knocked out power to 182,000 residents, caused more than $13 million in damage and destroyed 25 homes statewide. The storm damage was so extensive, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy filed a request for aide with the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week.
Connecticut joined three other northeastern states in a lawsuit Tuesday contesting new limits on federal tax deductions — aimed primarily at a dozen states that voted against President Trump in 2016.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday promoted a key Democratic strategy to try to block President Donald Trump’s choice to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court, warning the candidate would roll back the Affordable Care Act’s popular guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
A pregnant teenager died in a suicide by asphyxiation at Connecticut’s psychiatric hospital for children just one day before she was supposed to be discharged and sent to a foster home, according to state Department of Children and Families officials on Tuesday.
With the autopsy still pending of a pregnant teenager who died in an apparent suicide at Connecticut’s psychiatric hospital for children, the Department of Public Health, along with an intersection of state agencies, has begun an investigation into the death.
Motorists at the Wethersfield DMV office endure long waits for service. Michael Thomas was suffering through a two-and-a-half hour wait at the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Wethersfield on a recent afternoon when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appeared on the TV in the corner of the crowded, dingy room. Thomas watched as Malloy cut the ribbon for […]
State Senate Republican leader Len Fasano of North Haven has a pet legislative project — literally. He wants Connecticut to ban the practice of leasing, rather than selling, dogs and cats.
A new partnership between two state advocacy groups is enabling the state to provide more housing for the victims of domestic violence than either organization could alone, they and state officials say.