On Tuesday, Democrats added to a historic win streak in special elections, picking up state house seats in New Hampshire and Connecticut. The remarkable thing: the Connecticut seat — the 120th District in Stratford — had been held by Republicans for 44 years previously.
March 1, 2018
October 23, 2017
HARTFORD, CT —The Connecticut Education Association added another plaintiff Friday to its lawsuit against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his executive order which eliminates education funding for 85 communities and reduces it for another 54.
October 9, 2016
More than 2,000 members of the union who will work on building 200 CH-53K King Stallion Helicopters for the next 14 years voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new contract Sunday.
September 28, 2016
(Updated 5:02 p.m.) There was bipartisan consensus Wednesday that the $220 million economic incentive package for Lockheed Martin to continue helicopter production in Connecticut is a good deal for taxpayers.
September 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | Sep 20, 2016 10:57pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Election 2016 | Town News | Stratford | Jobs | Labor | Manufacturing | Military Spending | State Budget | State Capitol
The General Assembly will be asked to return to Hartford in the next few weeks to vote on a $220 million deal to ensure Lockheed Martin keeps Sikorsky headquarters in Connecticut for more than a decade.
June 28, 2016
Congress may be in recess until July 5, but that’s not stopping U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro from calling upon Republican leadership in the House to allow a vote on gun control.
March 24, 2016
The Department of Developmental Services announced Thursday that it plans to close its regional centers in Meriden and Stratford by the end of June.
August 3, 2015
The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that its version of the controversial F-35 joint strike fighter is ready for use. The aircraft was developed in part in Connecticut and has been hailed by members of Connecticut’s delegation, some of whom have taken many thousands of dollars in campaign cash from the plane’s developers.
May 30, 2014
The State Bond Commission released about $570 million in borrowing during a Friday meeting, including funding for a new courthouse in Torrington, state assistance for businesses, and bonding for projects sought by lawmakers.
April 24, 2014
The Senate gave final passage Thursday to a deal allowing United Technologies Corp. to use $400 million in unused tax credits to expand facilities and cut their tax liability.