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2 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
For better or worse, Republican Tom Foley's gubernatorial prospects are now intertwined with the largest gun owners group in the state, which is leading the charge against sweeping firearms restrictions passed in response to the Newtown massacre.
6 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office announced Friday that Pelto, a petitioning candidate, did not submit the required 7,500 signatures of registered voters.
10 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News
Friday's endorsement by the Connecticut Citizens Defense League , posted on the group's website, immediately prompted accusations from Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's campaign that Foley would support repealing the wide-ranging gun control law passed after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School .
14 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Connecticut officials examined a school bus company's records after one of its drivers was charged with driving drunk with 20 children on her bus, and authorities learned the woman had been arrested before on a DUI charge.
15 hrs ago | Marine News
Study shows Connecticut shipbuilding industry worth $2.5 billion to state's economy, supports nearly 23,000 jobs The American Maritime Partnership joined with the Shipbuilders Council of America to highlight new data that shows Connecticut ranks fourth among all states in private sector jobs related to the shipbuilding and repair industry.
NEW HAVEN – The U.S. Attorney's office was trying Thursday to block former Gov. John Rowland from using confidential legal communications as part of his defense in his campaign fraud trial next week after learning that prosecutors inadvertently delivered the secret materials to Rowland's lawyers earlier this summer.
This Alert is intended to give a general explanation of 2014 legislative enactments of the Connecticut General Assembly that may impact your board of education policies.
State auditors are recommending the University of Connecticut put more controls on the salaries the school pays professors and other professionals.
The Highway Safety Office has announced the launch of the first phase of its anti-speeding campaign, to try and crack down on speeding related deaths in rural areas of the state.
Police said Tammy Costello, 44, faces 20 counts of risk of injury to a minor. She is employed by M&J Bus Inc. An officer en route to the Irving Robbins Middle School happened to be behind Costello's bus on Wednesday.
Just hours before the first gubernatorial debate Wednesday, Republican Tom Foley unveiled his plans for Connecticut - with a focus on improving the economy, creating jobs, fixing low-performing public schools, controlling state spending, lowering taxes and improving ethics at the state Capitol.
Consumer advocates and state officials are lining up against a request by Connecticut's largest utility to raise $232 million from a rate increase that would be used to upgrade equipment following destructive storms and toughen systems to prevent outages in the future.
A Connecticut senior was mauled by a raccoon after she mistook the critter for her cat and went to pet it.
Work related to inspecting and evaluating highway bridges will result in lane closures Tuesday, Aug. 26, between Exits 9 and 13 on Interstate 95, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced .
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is trying to pitch his efforts to help municipalities replace and rehabilitate local bridges, contending his administration has done more than previous ones to fund transportation improvement efforts in Connecticut.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 07:01 pm
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