Ben Barnes

A Fox Lane High School English teacher who allegedly exchanged online messages with a “medium” about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has filed a suit against the district for firing him following an FBI and police investigation into his mental health. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Vote Today On New Sandy Hook School

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Newtown is holding a referendum Saturday on whether to formally accept grant money from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School. State lawmakers have set aside […]

10/05/2013

(Credit:  State of Connecticut)

State Prepares for Possible Federal Government Shutdown

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s budget office is working with state agencies to prepare for a possible federal government shutdown. In a letter to agency heads, released Tuesday, Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin […]

09/24/2013

The state Capitol in Hartford. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Malloy To Make Cuts To Balance State Budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director is expected to release a plan for balancing Connecticut’s budget, which is projected to be $73.6 million in deficit.

01/21/2012

Governor Dannel Malloy speaks during a televised debate at the Belding Theater in Hartford, Connecticut, on Tuesday, October 5, 2010. (Photo by John Woike/Hartford Courant/MCT via Getty Images)

Report Finds Connecticut Shelled Out $250M in Overtime to State Employees

HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) – State employees are taking center stage in Connecticut’s budget battle. According to a recent report by Connecticut budget officials that was obtained by the Hartford Courant, state employees were paid $250 […]

10/06/2011

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