Tuesday Mar 11
The Norwalk Daily Voice
Blumenthal, Esty Welcome Team 26 At End Of Anti-Gun Violence Bike Ride
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumethanl welcomed "Team 26" to the Capitol in Washington, D.C., after the group's 400-mile bike ride from Newtown to help raise awareness for gun violence.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Tech incubator grows an Agrivolution at Avery Point
As Fu outlined Friday during a meeting at the University of Connecticut at Avery Point with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, he is advocating nothing less than a revolution in the way Connecticut does the business of agriculture.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
U.S. Naval Institute
Hagel Defends Littoral Combat Ship Cap
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Department of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale testify before the House Armed Service Committee on March 6, 2014.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Cigar lovers work to keep the federal government out of their business
Cigar enthusiasts got a rare chance to gather together and light up in New York City at the Big Smoke, an annual event hosted by Cigar Aficionado magazine.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Obama Departs Washington For Connecticut
President Barack Obama can expect an appreciative audience when he addresses a sold-out pep rally this afternoon at Central Connecticut State University designed to build support for his proposal to increase the minimum wage.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
House approves bill to ease flood insurance hikes
The House approved legislation Tuesday night to roll back a recently enacted overhaul of the federal flood insurance program, after homeowners in flood-prone areas such as the Connecticut shoreline complained about sharp premium increases.
Defense budget includes two subs a year but base commissary funding threatened
The Pentagon asked Congress Tuesday in its request for the fiscal 2015 budget for the money to keep buying two submarines a year from Electric Boat in Groton.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Otis Library and Mystic Aquarium finalists for national awards
Otis Library director Robert Farwell, second from left, poses with members of his staff, from left, Cathleen Special, human resources and administrative coordinator; Andrea Kaiser; director of institutional advancement; and Julie Menders, community engagement and programming coordinator, after announcing that the library is a 2014 finalist for the ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
NY, Conn. up heat help in food stamp cut end-run
Connecticut and New York have found a way around federal budget cuts that played a central role in the massive farm bill passed this month: bump up home heating assistance a few million bucks in return for preserving more than a half-billion dollars in food stamp benefits.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Solid steps are needed to reduce poverty in America
A recent editorial in The Day - "Make affordable housing a priority," Feb. 23 - called on the towns of southeastern Connecticut to step up to the plate and increase their stock of affordable housing, an important goal that would allow more people to have a decent place to live.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Coast Guard Museum agreement to be signed in Conn.
State and local officials will be gathering in New London to celebrate an agreement to develop the National Coast Guard Museum in the city.
Courtney sees BRAC passage unlikely
A push toward closing defense bases may reappear in the 2015 budget, but U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, said it's unlikely to pass.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Norwich officials ask Blumenthal for support on several issues
Norwich City officials used an hour-long informal discussion with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Tuesday morning to ask for support for proposed upgrades to the New England Central Railroad line, better grant and loan programs to help urban developers and assistance to get the historic Uncas Leap area named as a national heritage site.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Upcoming program to focus on future of Conn. shellfishing
Connecticut Sea Grant, UConn Extension, and the Shellfish Initiative Committee will host "A Vision for the Future of Shellfish in Connecticut" from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Courtyard Marriott in Shelton.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
State's exports set a record
A report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Commerce showed that Connecticut's exports increased 3.1 percent in 2013 compared with the previous year.