Interstate  84, Manchester exit 63 (Courtesy DOT Traffic Cameras)

Early Dismissal For Some State Workers

With a winter storm bearing down on the state, Governor Malloy has asked for staggered release of nonessential state workers.



State, Unions Reach Deal On Comp Time For Sandy Hook Responders

First responders and state workers who were involved in the response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings last year will receive compensatory time off under a deal worked out with six state employee unions.



State: We’ll Honor Immigrant Detenainer Requests For Serious Crimes

The Malloy administration and immigrants’ rights advocates in Connecticut have announced a legal settlement limiting the number of immigrants handed over to federal officials.


Claims Commissioner Hears Arguments In Chimp Attack

Connecticut’s attorney general is asking a state official to dismiss a claim filed by a woman who was severely disfigured by a chimpanzee in 2009.


A garage behind 25 Sigourney Street. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Closing Employee/Visitor Garage On Sigourney Street

The state is closing the 815-space parking garage at the state office building at 25 Sigourney Street in Hartford.


State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Fraud Investigation Wrapping Up; Four Firings To Date

Connecticut’s Department of Social Services is wrapping up its fraud investigation into more than 800 state employees who received special food stamps in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.


State May Delay Health Plan Pooling

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director wants Connecticut’s comptroller to delay plans to open up the state’s health insurance program next month to municipal workers.


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State, Maine Lab To Announce $1.1 Billion Project At UConn Health Center

Gov. Dannel Malloy and a Bar Harbor, Maine-based research laboratory plan to announce that a new $1.1 billion research laboratory will be built at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.


State Capitol in Hartford, CT

State Agencies Review Overtime Costs

Connecticut state agencies are being tasked with reviewing their overtime expenses and possibly coming up with a plan to reduce costs.


State Capitol in Hartford, CT

First Round Of Layoffs Put at 328: See The List

The Malloy administration will lay off 328 state employees in the first wave of job cuts as it seeks to balance the two-year, $40.1 billion budget.