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Lawmakers To Hold Juvenile Detention Hearings

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut legislative leaders say they want the General Assembly to hold hearings about the conditions and practices at the state’s juvenile detention facilities. Senate President Martin Looney and House Speaker Brendan […]

07/28/2015

Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Bond Commission Apporves Early Transportation Funding

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press=  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials moved ahead Tuesday and voted to borrow the $24.9 million needed to pay for the first block of projects under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s […]

07/28/2015

Moose, aged 2 to 3 years (Courtesy DEEP)

Connecticut Wildlife Plan Available For Public Comment

Connecticut’s 2015 draft Wildlife Action Plan, which outlines future wildlife conservation efforts in the state, is available for public review.

07/27/2015

Interstate 84 Waterbury

DOT Seeks Feedback On Highway Project

 WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ The Department of Transportation hopes to hear from the public about the ongoing I-84 widening reconstruction project in Waterbury. The agency has scheduled a “public listening session” on Aug. 1 at […]

07/26/2015

DCF Commissioner Joette Katz (Courtesy Department of Children and Families)

Top Senate Republican Calls On DCF Commissioner To Quit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Connecticut Senate is calling for the resignation of the Department of Children and Families commissioner, in light of a new report highlighting problems at state juvenile […]

07/23/2015

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Democratic Fundraiser To Change Names

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut )   –  The State Democratic Central Committee  voted Unanimously Wednesday night to  change the name of the party’s major fundraiser, the Jefferson-Jackson-Bailey Dinner. State Democratic Party Chairman  Nick Balletto said the  decision was […]

07/22/2015

COMPUTER HACKER

State Officials Oppose Federal Cybersecurity Legislation

State officials say proposed federal legislation could strip Connecticut residents of cybersecurity protections included in a new state law.

07/22/2015

Governor Dannel Malloy at Gubernatorial Election Forum on Transportation (Courtesy CT-N)

Synchrony Receives State Aid To Expand In Stamford

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Stamford-based financial services company will receive up to $20 million in state aid under a deal to expand its operations in Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office announced Tuesday that […]

07/22/2015

A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Mayor Endorsed For Another Term

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch narrowly won the endorsement of local Democrats Tuesday night in his bid for a third term. Finch has been facing a strong challenge from a former mayor, […]

07/21/2015