Local Government

Gov. Malloy Announces New Jobs Program at New Haven JailGov. Dannel P. Malloy says a new jobs program for prisoners at the New Haven Correctional Center will be the first of its kind in the state and one of only a dozen in the country.
Sen Kennedy Urges Limiting Packing MaterialA Connecticut state senator says he wants something to be done about all the packaging that retailers use to send merchandise purchased online.
Special Election Planned Following Rep. Terry Backer's DeathA special election for the 121st Assembly District seat is planned for Feb. 2 following the death of veteran Stratford Rep. Terry Backer.
Town Hall Closed Friday
Hartford Mayor Proposes City ID Card
CT Transportation Plan Spelled Out To LegislatureTransportation Commissioner outlining priorities for State, says I-84 needs most work
Property Tax Most Burdensome
Hartford Election Inquiry Needs More TimeA Hartford committee needs more time to create a report on what caused voting problems in the city during the last election.
New Britain Seeks Help For Winter Homeless ShelterGov. Dannel Malloy has told New Britain officials he'll do what he can to help the city find money for an emergency winter shelter for the homeless.
OSHA Fines Stamford Over Police Station AsbestosFederal health and safety officials have fined Stamford about $2,700 for asbestos and water contamination at the city's police headquarters.
Winsted Fire Chief Seeks Town Boat For EmergenciesWinsted Fire Chief Robert J. Shopey says the town needs a rescue boat following the boating death of a 21-year-old man.
Hartford Council Approves Election Day InvestigationThe Hartford City Council has voted to create a committee to investigate problems that forced several polling places to open late on Election Day and led to a judge's order to extend voting hours.

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