A Connecticut restaurateur isn’t sure why his establishment was selected for a visit by President Barack Obama on a trip to the state to push for a $10.10 per hour federal minimum wage.
Dozens waited in line in the cold since early in the morning to try and get a ticket to get a peak at the President when he visits Wednesday afternoon.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has decided to invest a lot of political capital in the issue of the minimum wage, publicly calling for both the state and federal wages to eventually be raised to $10.10.
New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is expressing support for a White House initiative to fight sexual assault on college campuses.
BOSTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama has named six teachers from southern New England among 102 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The White House announced on Friday that […]
President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate topped this year’s list of best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Analysis of the Newtown, Conn. shooting on Dec. 14 of last year showed how quickly Twitter topics can change. On the day of the shooting, sentiment and sympathy for the victims made up one-third of the conversation. But by Dec. 17, gun control, President Obama, mental health issues and the shooter doubled in focus.
Rhode Island’s new health insurance marketplace opened as scheduled for enrollment, but the website was quickly overwhelmed by visitors and went down.