February 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 11, 2016 12:00pm
Last year, firefighters lined the halls of the state Capitol trying to urge lawmakers to pass legislation that would give them an opportunity to file a workers’ compensation claim for certain types of cancer.
Tags: firefighters, cancer, workers' compensation, Michelle Cook, Tony Hwang, Joe DeLong, CCM, COST, dh
by Rowan Kane | February 11, 2016 5:30am
February 8, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 8, 2016 5:30am
A former Brookfield Board of Education member is asking a federal judge to overturn a loyalty test imposed by the town’s Republican leaders that bars her from voting in the GOP’s April 26 presidential primary.
February 5, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | February 5, 2016 10:00am
The legislative session kicked off under gloomy skies as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his plans to balance the budget through massive spending cuts and layoffs. The stage is now set for what should be a brutal battle between the governor and state employee unions, with the legislature caught in the middle.
February 3, 2016
by Christine Stuart | February 3, 2016 5:30am
Municipalities have largely been held harmless from state budget cuts for the past six fiscal years, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is no longer excluding them from the nearly $570 million in spending cuts he will announce later today.
February 2, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 2, 2016 2:21pm
Though officials from Willington and East Windsor are trying to gun down a proposed state police firing range that might be built in one of their towns, municipal leaders elsewhere are trying to snag the proposed $7 million project.
Tags: Willington, East Windsor, Police, Connecticut State Police, Tony G, Tim Larson, cs
by Christine Stuart | February 2, 2016 10:30am
January 27, 2016
by Jack Kramer | January 27, 2016 11:44am
Within the space of a few days the state approved plans to place three new medical marijuana dispensaries in two cities while another town passed legislation that would prevent a similar facility from ever opening there.
Tags: medical marijuana, Branford, Guilford, Milford, dispensary, Jack Kramer, dh
by Christine Stuart | January 27, 2016 5:30am
January 26, 2016
by Cara Rosner | January 26, 2016 2:02pm
The state has awarded more than $1 million, collectively, to six cities and towns under a new program intended to give new life to areas that have multiple brownfield sites.