East Hartford School Officials Take Exception To Education Secretary’s CommentsEast Hartford officials are inviting U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to visit their schools, after DeVos singled out the district during testimony to a House appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill.
Lieberman Withdraws From FBI Director SearchFormer Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director. Lieberman interviewed last week with President Donald Trump, who publicly identified him as a leading candidate.
Group Says Cuts Will Impact CT Children, PoorDeep cuts to social service programs in a $4.1-trillion federal budget proposal rolled out this week by the Trump administration are concerning to advocates of the poor and elderly.
Tribal Casino Bill Faces Challenges Despite Senate PassageWhile the Connecticut state Senate has passed legislation allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor, it's questionable whether the bill can clear the House of Representatives.
Bridgeport Councilor Seeks Protective Order Against GadflyA councilor in Connecticut's largest city is seeking protection from a man she says shows up at every meeting and starts ``ranting and raving'' at her.
Connecticut To Share In $18.5M Settlement With TargetConnecticut Attorney General George Jepsen says Connecticut and Illinois played a leading role in the largest multi-state data breach settlement to date.
CCM Sends Letter To LawmakersAs legislative leaders and the governor work toward hammering out a budget agreement, CCM--the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities--has released a letter to state lawmakers urging them to consider a bipartisan collection of proposals outlined earlier this year among member towns and cities.
2-Year Wage Freeze Discussed For State WorkersA proposed agreement between the administration of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state employee union leaders offers a promise of no layoffs for at least four years in exchange for concessions.
Hartford Rolls Out Municipal ID ProgramJoining New Haven, New York, and other cities, Hartford has launched a municipal ID card program.
Union Steps Up Opposition To State Budget Cuts With New AdA union that represents 7,000 state workers is stepping up its opposition to looming state budget cuts and layoffs with a new television ad.
Federal Tax Relief Sought For Crumbling Foundation VictimsFederal taxpayer advocate seeking "priority guidance on granting tax relief, such as a casualty loss deduction
State Reaches Deal With State Farm To Sponsor Motorist HelpThe Connecticut Department of Transportation has reached an agreement with State Farm insurance that will allow the agency to continue the Connecticut Highway Assistance Motorist Patrol.