Biden’s $105B national security request includes $3.4B for the submarine industrial base, which would boost the CT companies involved in it.
The unit will receive eight new C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to replace the current C-130H fleet stationed there.
The Coast Guard Academy doesn’t offer the same protections to cadets reporting sexual assault as other military schools. A bill would change that.
Farmers in Connecticut say acquiring land is one of their biggest challenges. Joe Courtney wants to address that issue in the new Farm Bill.
Australia would acquire up to five Virginia-class subs built in part by Electric Boat in CT, but challenges remain to meet the demand.
Kevin McCarthy’s failed attempts to secure the leadership position have put House business on hold, and CT representatives are frustrated.
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.
Communities across Connecticut will receive funding, formerly known as earmarks, for infrastructure, housing, education and more.
CT’s submarine and aerospace companies and suppliers could see major investments in workforce and supply chain development.
With a narrow GOP House majority, CT Democrats will lose committee chairmanships but say they’ll still have leverage in crafting policy.
Lawmakers in Washington and CT fought to include $1 billion in a short-term federal government funding bill to help offset heating costs.
New England lawmakers want more federal money for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, but it might not happen before winter.
Some borrowers who earn less than $125,000 will qualify for forgiveness up to $20,000. The average debt for Connecticut borrowers is $35,162.
CT Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal hope to insert at least some child care investments into the bill over the weekend.
Two cabinet secretaries with New England roots promoted the president’s jobs plan on a tour of General Dynamics Electric Boat.