New Union Ad Targets Top GOP Leaders In Budget BattleA state employee union has taken aim at two top Republican lawmakers in a new TV ad that urges the General Assembly to impose higher taxes on Connecticut's wealthy citizens and corporations.
Tribes, Governor Sign Changes To Compact Allowing New CasinoIt's now up to the General Assembly and the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve an agreement that could lead to a new satellite tribal casino in Connecticut.
Police Profiling Study Looks At Problem Patterns In 9 townsA study of racial profiling by Connecticut police has taken closer look at nine departments previously identified as having an issue with pulling over a disproportionately large number of minorities.
Wethersfield Man Gets Prison For Defrauding Investors Out Of $874KA Connecticut man will spend almost four years in prison for operating an investment scheme that defrauded people of more than $874,000.
Connecticut Man Convicted Of Gun Trafficking ChargesA Connecticut bail bondsman has been convicted of buying guns in Georgia and reselling them illegally in his home state.
State Worker Concessions Agreement RatifiedUnionized state workers have ratified a concessions agreement which is projected to save the state more than $1.5 billion over the next two fiscal years.
Lawyer: Marijuana Prohibition Laws UnconstitutionalA Connecticut lawyer is hoping his arguments in a drug case eventually are used by attorneys across the country to fight marijuana charges and bans on pot possession.
Murphy Amasses Early Campaign Trove For 2018Connecticut's next U.S. Senate race isn't until 2018, but Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy has already amassed more than $5 million.
Lawmakers To Return For Meeting, Not A State Budget VoteDemocratic members of the Connecticut House of Representatives are coming back to the state Capitol, but not to vote on a new budget.
Smarter Balanced Results: Math Scores Up; ELA Scores DownPreliminary results from the 2016-17 Smarter Balanced assessment show overall mathematics scores increased slightly, while English language arts scores dipped slightly among Connecticut students in grades 3 through 8.
Feds To Rethink High Speed Rail Plan In CT, RIThe federal government is rethinking a plan to build new high-speed railroad tracks through parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island after complaints that the project would devastate neighborhoods, marshlands and tourist attractions.
Windsor Woman Gets Prison Time For Stealing $250K From EmployerA Connecticut woman who stole more than $250,000 from her Massachusetts employer even as he struggled with dementia and cancer has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.