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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Holds Election Night Party

Protesters Greet Christie In Greenwich

After receiving a warm welcome in Iowa last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was met by angry protests Monday evening during a trip to Greenwich to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley.

07/21/2014

Senator Richard Blumenthal (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: More Resources Needed For Migrant Kids

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says more federal resources are needed to address border security issues, but to also provide due process to the thousands of migrant children streaming into Texas who may be able to reunite with parents or close relatives in this country.

07/21/2014

Photo from Connecticut Democrats web site

Lawmaker Injured At Home

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State Senator Andrew Maynard is in the hospital after being injured at home over weekend. A statement released by Democratic state Senate President Don Williams and state Senate Majority Leader Martin […]

07/21/2014

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3 Towns Consider Regional Elementary School

Three small towns in Eastern Connecticut are considering a plan to regionalize their elementary schools.

07/21/2014

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Seeks $3 Million For Century-Old Rail Span

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.

07/21/2014

File photo of a kitten. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pet Prescription Proposal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says pet owners could save millions of dollars on prescriptions for their animals if they could buy the drugs at ordinary pharmacies. The New York Democrat says […]

07/20/2014

Senator Chris Murphy (Courtesy Office of Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty)

Murphy Meets With Connecticut Ukrainian Community

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is meeting with members of Connecticut’s Ukrainian community to discuss this week’s downing of a Malaysian jetliner, shot down over Ukraine.

07/19/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Protest Planned At Christie GOP Fundraiser In Greenwich

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Gun control advocates say they plan to hold a peaceful demonstration outside a Connecticut Republican Party fundraising event featuring New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The groups are upset with Christie’s recent […]

07/19/2014

Investigative photo taken at Sandy Hook Elementary School. From States Attorney's report.

More School Security Funding Coming

Governor Dannel Malloy says a second round of school security funding is being made available to schools.

07/18/2014