by Thomas Breen | Jun 15, 2018 3:43 pm | Comments (16)
The first new passenger rail line to open in Connecticut in nearly three decades made its inaugural ride from New Haven to Hartford, carrying with it promises from the governor and the top state transit official of an economic and quality-of-life “renaissance” for future state residents.
Continue reading ‘Hartford Train Launches From Union Station’
by Paul Bass | Jun 13, 2018 2:28 pm
Brenda Novak looked at the clock. In four hours, the state legislature would adjourn for the year.
Continue reading ‘How To Make Friends & Influence Government’
by Paul Bass | Jun 13, 2018 7:55 am | Comments (5)
Joe Ganim couldn’t convince 282 delegates at a Democratic Party convention to support him for governor. So he went out and got 32,000 Democratic voters to sign petitions.
Continue reading ‘Ganim Submits 32,000 Signatures’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 7, 2018 2:57 pm
With the days of his administration winding down, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been keeping up a steady schedule of public appearances.
He latest local appearance was Thursday, when he came to the New Haven-West Haven town lines to mark the opening of the West River Bridge on I-95 and press for the continued modernization of the state’s infrastructure.
Continue reading ‘I-95 West River Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule’
by Allison Park | Jun 7, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (1)
Connecticut can’t prosper if some groups get left out of the equation, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told a crowd in New Haven Wednesday evening.
Continue reading ‘Guv: Progress Can’t Come With Discrimination’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 5, 2018 7:57 pm | Comments (1)
Ferdinando Voltaggio said he probably wouldn’t be alive if he had not left Puerto Rico when he did.
Continue reading ‘Hurricane Maria Relief Tops $4M’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 4, 2018 12:00 pm | Comments (9)
Mike Lawlor has three goals for criminal justice reform in Connecticut: Reduce crime. Reduce spending. And restore the public’s confidence in the system.
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by Paul Bass | Jun 1, 2018 8:16 am | Comments (6)
(Updated) Two forbidding downtown concrete parking garages will get brighter lights as part of a $5 million state grant approved Friday.
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by Staff | May 25, 2018 4:12 pm | Comments (2)
State measures to protect women’s and children’s health from federal Obamacare cuts and requiring insurance companies to cover prosthetic devices became law Friday with the signatures — and a warning — from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Continue reading ‘Health Bills Signed—With A Warning’
by Staff | May 21, 2018 4:56 pm | Comments (5)
State Rep. Pat Dillon recently wrote the following message to her constituents to explain why she deemed possibly “controversial” no votes on two environmental bills that passed in the recently concluded legislative session. (Click here and here to read news stories about those two bills, House Bill 5360 and Senate Bill 9.)
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