US Is No Longer A 'Full Democracy' According To EIUThe Economist Intelligence Unit released their democracy index, and the United States are no longer a 'full democracy.'
Lawmakers To Vote On Democratic Budget That Increases TaxesConnecticut lawmakers were expected to vote Monday on a two-year, $40 billion Democratic budget plan that's being met with strong resistance from Republicans, who predict the proposed tax increases will hurt all taxpayers and encourage businesses to flee the state.
Judge Blocks Hartford City Council From Removing Registrars Of Voters A judge has halted the Hartford City Council's efforts to remove the city's registrars of voters after polling place problems during November's election.
Secretary Kerry Calls Yale Graduates Sterling's "Worst Nightmare"Secretary of State John Kerry poked a little fun at the Donald Sterling controversy while also urging Yale University graduates on Sunday to keep faith in the government's ability to break gridlock.
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Murphy: Regulate State Power SuppliersU.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is asking federal regulators to curb independent electrical suppliers in Connecticut who offer new contracts with lower rates, but fail to fully disclose the potential for significant rate hikes in case of extreme weather fluctuations.
Governor Puts State's Debt At $64.6 BillionDemocratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office says Connecticut's overall state debt has been reduced 15 percent during his three years in office, or $11.6 billion.
Connecticut Hires Firm To Detect Fraud In DSS ProgramTexas company will detect fraud, waste and abuse in the Department of Social Services Medical Assistance Program
Prosecutors: Bulger Immunity Claim 'Void' A federal prosecutor has told a Massachusetts judge that any immunity agreement reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger claims he had with the government would be "void as a matter of law" if it included murder.
Connecticut Minimum Wage Vote Upcoming
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and GovernmentVestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.