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Daniel Esty (Courtesy Yale University)

Esty Leaving State Post, Returning To Yale

Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Dan Esty is returning to Yale.

01/15/2014

Sewage Treatment  (Miguel Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images)

Sewage Plant Superintendent Sentenced

A Waterbury man who formerly served as superintendent of the Plainville wastwater treatment plant has been sentenced to four years in prison for assorted crimes, including tampering with the alarms at the plant, causing discharge of sewage into the Pequabuck River.

12/23/2013

Rep. Esty On Supreme Court Voting Rights Decision

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) released the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court 5-4 decision in Shelby County v. Holder striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, and, in turn, essentially undoing the protections […]

06/25/2013

IU.S. Capitol (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Mark Six-Month Anniversary Of Newtown Shootings

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are commemorating the upcoming six-month anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown with speeches on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

06/13/2013

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Funds Sought To Rebuild Sandy Hook School

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation are attempting to secure federal funds to help Newtown build a new elementary school after last year’s massacre.

05/16/2013

Daniel Esty (Courtesy DEEP)

Environmental Groups Criticize DEEP Commissioner

Environmental activists and Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s top environmental official are having a falling-out.

05/12/2013

Connecticut Senators Blumenthal, Murphy, Sandy Hook family members (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Connecticut Reactions To The Senate Vote

After the Senate voted against advancing gun-control legislation, elected leaders and Newtown families reacted with disappointment.

04/17/2013

Windmill (Joel Nito/AFP/Getty Images)

Setting Up Renewable Energy Market Proves A Problem

The New England states are having problems putting together details of how to operate New England market to purchase renewable energy.

03/31/2013

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Regulators Warn Of Possible Failings In State Energy Plan

Connecticut’s utilities regulators say Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to reshape state energy policy with an emphasis on natural gas could be costly to ratepayers and in some cases fails to consider costs when evaluating investments.

03/07/2013

Air Traffic Control Tower (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In State

Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.

03/06/2013

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