The Connecticut State Police Union on Thursday endorsed Democratic gubernatorial contender Ned Lamont after citing the potential threat his GOP challenger, Bob Stefanowski, would have on its members’ wages and benefits.
Testifying at the state Capitol complex Wednesday about a spate of suicide attempts at the state’s psychiatric facility for children, the commissioner of the Department of Children and Families held up her right hand and promised to start publicly disclosing when outside inspectors deem the facility unsafe.
Connecticut’s violent crime rate remained nearly flat from 2016 to 2017, while its murder rate jumped significantly after hitting a decade’s low last year.
Findings from a recent survey of those who work at the state Capitol show that nearly a quarter of respondents have experienced sexual harassment, spurring legislative leaders to expand the scope of the General Assembly’s sexual harassment policy and tighten some of its protocols.
Department of Correction health care workers stood in the pouring rain outside a Hartford prison Tuesday to rally against staffing vacancies and demand an agreement from gubernatorial and legislative candidates to fill empty jobs they say are undermining quality inmate care.
NEW HAVEN – U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy tag-teamed with Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ned Lamont on Friday to paint the candidate’s Republican rival, Bob Stefanowski, as a Trump acolyte when it comes to health care policy.
Connecticut insurance customers and health care advocates on Wednesday urged state regulators to reject proposals to raise rates next year.
Connecticut workers are getting sick on the job slightly less often than in recent years, but still more frequently than the national average, according to a new state report. The state had a 6 percent higher rate of occupational illness than the average national level, ranking 15th highest out of 41 states.
Two immigrant children who were reunited with their parents in Connecticut after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been granted temporary legal immigration status.
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.
The United States Department of Education has announced it will allocate Connecticut $10.6 million for school districts that took in displaced students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria wreaked widespread devastation last fall.
Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont easily captured the Democratic gubernatorial nomination Tuesday, outpolling a former convicted felon, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, in every community except Ganim’s hometown.
NEWTOWN – Activist students from Parkland, Florida made this Connecticut town the symbolic last stop of a nationwide bus tour on Sunday during their full-steam quest to galvanize young adults to vote for candidates who support stricter gun laws.
Connecticut’s high court has unanimously decided that private religious institutions in the state are not immune from lawsuits for discrimination and, like other employers, they must litigate those claims before the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.