About 75% are in compliance with the COVID-19 vaccination-or-test mandate. The National Guard could be activated to provide support.
The National Guard also spent $122,000 in overtime to protect the Capitol and other buildings during that week.
The U.S. Capitol is secured, but U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy says the threat is not over.
The Connecticut Convention Center will be transformed into a 600-bed hospital, a precaution after hospitalizations for COVID-19 spiked recently.
Trump’s threatened veto of $740 billion in defense spending is to keep Confederate names on U.S. military bases.
Blumenthal, Murphy join others condemning “use of the U.S. military to impede the First Amendment rights of Americans.”
Connecticut’s mainly peaceful protests continued Sunday as looting and rioting became more prevalent in other states .
Guard members will help ‘beef up’ inspections of nursing homes — the origin of half the state’s COVID-19 fatalities.
The lawsuit says transferring funds to build a border wall is contrary to Congress’s intent and violates the Constitution.
The syphoning of more military funding means the Pentagon has given nearly $10 billion since last year to help pay for a wall between Mexico and the United States.
WASHINGTON — Connecticut residents will still get their mail and Social Security checks, but the shutdown of the federal government will reverberate through state agencies – especially those that are most reliant on federal grants and federal workers — and many in the state would eventually feel an impact.
WASHINGTON — House and Senate Armed Services panels have finished work on bills that would allow increased submarine production and boost the Pentagon’s authority to buy Sikorsky-made helicopters and F-35 fighter jets whose engines are made by Pratt & Whitney.
WASHINGTON — Tributes to U.S. troops at New England Patriot games and other professional sporting events are wasteful “paid patriotism” costing taxpayers millions of dollars, say several U.S. senators, including Richard Blumenthal, who have pressure the Pentagon to stop the practice.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal has teamed with Sen. John McCain to try to end the Pentagon’s practice of paying the National Football League and other professional sports franchises to honor American troops at sporting events.
WASHNGTON – At the National Governor’s Association meeting this weekend, Gov. Dannel Malloy looked out for state interests, including transportation needs and environmental concerns, and began to lay the groundwork for the very political job he will hold in an important election year.