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March 9, 2014; Updated: 10:50 pm
New Haven - Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that's drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.
The legislature's Public Safety and Security Committee is...
March 7, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am
A policy institute founded by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley in 2011 announced initiatives to improve urban areas on Friday, including tax breaks for companies that move to cities, more advanced technology for city police and loans to...
March 7, 2014; Updated: 11:33 am
Connecticut Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz and Attorney General George Jepsen are urging consumers to use caution when they receive a sales call from an electric supplier asking for account data over the phone.
March 7, 2014; Updated: 7:06 am
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to discuss his priorities for rail safety in an appearance Friday morning in Hartford.
March 7, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Hartford - When Connecticut struck a deal for up to $400 million in tax credits for its largest private employer, United Technologies Corp., both the state and the firm said it ensured the headquarters for the company's helicopter and...
March 6, 2014; Updated: 12:18 pm
A bill that would require the state Department of Public Health and other state agencies to create a list of chemicals that might be harmful to children was debated in the General Assembly’s Committee on Children on Thursday.
March 6, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Hamden (AP) - Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83.
He died of prostate cancer on Monday at his home in Hamden, said...
March 5, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm
Washington - President Barack Obama will try to jump-start his domestic agenda today by appearing in Connecticut with four governors who support his push to raise the minimum wage.
But in a sign that the White House recognizes there...
March 5, 2014; Updated: 11:55 am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has pitched his economic development agenda to Connecticut's largest business group, but the sides avoided a looming battle over the governor's demand that the legislature raise the minimum wage.
March 5, 2014; Updated: 6:55 am
President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to follow Connecticut's lead by raising the minimum wage.
March 4, 2014; Updated: 12:17 am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich are tied in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, released Tuesday.
March 4, 2014; Updated: 1:31 pm
Family members of convicted felons, judiciary officials and members of the public supported a legislative bill Monday that would give juvenile offenders a special parole hearing if they have lengthy sentences.
March 4, 2014; Updated: 9:30 am
Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti has given Connecticut's transportation commissioner a preliminary 100-day improvement plan.
March 4, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Hartford (AP) - The state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars is urging lawmakers to continue with plans to allow the gambling game keno in Connecticut.
In written testimony provided to the legislature's Public Safety...
March 3, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm
Newport, R.I. - Sixteen months after Superstorm Sandy washed away parts of Newport's famous Cliff Walk, a large swath remains closed. But officials say they expect the entire 3.5-mile trail will open again June 13 after millions of dollars...
March 1, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
A bill that would require second- to fifth-grade students in public schools across the state to learn about the dangers of sexual assault and abuse and to create policies to help victims was discussed on Thursday in the General Assembly’s Committee...
March 1, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am
John Cluny plans to go to Hartford Monday, if the weather allows, to speak out against a proposed law that would give the teenager who killed his wife and son at their Norwich home in 1993 a chance at early release from prison.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 6:46 am
Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would require the Department of Transportation to analyze any possible corrosive effects of chemical road treatments.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am
The State Bond Commission allocated funds Friday to repurpose two buildings on Pfizer Inc.'s Groton campus, create a bioscience center in one of those buildings, and improve Norwich's wastewater treatment plant and public housing.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am
A bill debated at a public hearing of the legislature’s Committee on Children would require training about concussions for young athletes and their parents, require school districts to report these injuries and limit full-contact practice to...
February 27, 2014; Updated: 12:30 am
The University of Connecticut has initiated disciplinary proceedings against music professor Robert F. Miller, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with students for years, and professor David Woods, who is accused of failing to take action to...
February 27, 2014; Updated: 6:35 pm
The Access Health CT website will be unavailable due to system maintenance activities beginning at 8 a.m. Feb. 28 through 6 a.m. March 1.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 6:21 am
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is overseeing a hearing in Washington, D.C. on ways to improve rail safety in light of recent incidents in Connecticut and elsewhere.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Hartford- Longtime state Senate President Donald Williams announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election to the General Assembly in November.
The Brooklyn Democrat, who has served in the Senate's top leadership role for a decade,...
February 27, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Hartford- A group of parents who've struggled with Connecticut's family court system are hoping a close judicial confirmation vote on Wednesday will send a message to the General Assembly and ultimately spark reforms of a system they argue...