Homeland Security

NYC Official To Be First Woman To Head Connecticut Department Of Public SafetyConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has named New York City's top prison official as the state's next public safety commissioner.
GSA, DHS Confirm Plan To Sell Plum IslandThe federal government has reaffirmed it plans to sell Plum Island, finalizing the environmental review of the animal disease research site off Long Island, even though environmental regulators and some lawmakers say there's not enough information about the effects of selling it.
Lieberman Back At Capitol -- As WitnessFormer Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman says failures by national security agencies tainted investigations into the Boston bombing plotters-- and says the scheme could have been discovered beforehand.
"Massive" Drug Enforcement Action Underway Federal, state and local authorities have fanned out across southeastern Connecticut in what officials are calling a ``massive'' drug enforcement operation.
ECSU In Homeland Security Project Eastern Connecticut State University is one of seven schools chosen to take paryt in a nationwide emergency preparedness initiative.
Plum Island's Future Topic Of Upcoming Hearings
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
Yale Law Clinic Files Suit To Stop Detaining Under "Secure Communities" A Yale Law School clinic is suing Connecticut officials in an effort to stop them from detaining alleged criminals under a federal immigration enforcement program.
Connecticut Arrests In Federal ID-Theft CrackdownFederal authorities say Hartford is one of more than two dozen locations where identity brokers have been arrested as part of "Operation Island Express." In all, fifty people are charged.
State's Cities Could Lose Half Their Homeland Security $Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman says Connecticut stands to lose about half of the Homeland Security funding cities have received in recent years.
Temporary Stay Of Deportation For Connnecticut StudentA Mexican college student who won allies in Connecticut's governor and two U.S. senators as he fought a deportation order has learned he will be allowed to stay for now.