The appeal comes after the Army awarded the billion-dollar contract to Texas-based Textron Inc.’s Bell to produce the Black Hawk’s successor.
Lisa Hagen is CT Mirror and CT Public's shared Federal Policy Reporter. Based in Washington, D.C., she focuses on the impact of federal policy in Connecticut and covers the state’s congressional delegation. Lisa previously covered national politics and campaigns for U.S. News & World Report, The Hill and National Journal’s Hotline. She is a New Jersey native and graduate of Boston University.
CT to secure $236 million windfall from federal spending bill
Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
CT’s Sara Bronin to lead Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Bronin, who was nominated by President Biden last year, was confirmed Thursday and will serve as chair of the federal agency through 2024.
Federal spending bill could include some CT priorities, but not all
Election reforms will likely be in a federal funding bill, but prospects for the child tax credit and an online safety bill are uncertain.
Q&A with Sen. Chris Murphy on Sandy Hook, future of gun reforms
Murphy reflects on 10 years since Sandy Hook, the gun safety bill he championed and the push to pass more reforms in a gridlocked Congress.
CT defense companies likely to get boost from federal spending bill
CT’s submarine and aerospace companies and suppliers could see major investments in workforce and supply chain development.
Ahead of Sandy Hook anniversary, a push for assault weapons ban
Gun violence survivors joined CT politicians to call on the Senate to restore the federal assault weapons ban, which is unlikely to pass.
CT left out of Democrats’ 2024 early presidential primary lineup
Connecticut was vying to move up its presidential primary in 2024. But President Biden and Democrats want Georgia and Michigan to go earlier.
How CT’s influence in Congress will change with divided government
With a narrow GOP House majority, CT Democrats will lose committee chairmanships but say they’ll still have leverage in crafting policy.
George Logan concedes to Jahana Hayes in CT’s nail-biter 5th District race
Logan said it was a “good, hard-fought battle,” but that he could not overcome the congresswoman’s margin of victory.
Jahana Hayes ekes out victory over George Logan in CT’s 5th District race
Hayes has received a high enough percentage of votes to avoid a recount, the CT Secretary of the State’s office said Wednesday night.
Jim Himes wins re-election in CT’s 4th District
Himes, who has represented Connecticut’s 4th congressional district since 2009, defeated Republican challenger Jayme Stevenson.
Rosa DeLauro wins re-election in CT’s 3rd District
Rep. Rosa DeLauro won a 17th term in the 3rd District, defeating Republican Lesley DeNardis and two other candidates.
Joe Courtney wins re-election in CT’s 2nd District
Rep. Joe Courtney defeated Republican challenger Mike France for a ninth term representing Connecticut’s 2nd congressional district.
John Larson wins re-election in CT’s 1st District
Larson, who has represented Connecticut’s 1st congressional district since 1999, defeated Republican challenger Larry Lazor.