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Plan for Longer Double Tractor-Trailers Raises Concerns

Plan for Longer Double Tractor-Trailers Raises Concerns

A move to make states permit longer double tractor-trailers is progressing quickly through Congress, and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal today called on safety advocates to strip the provision from the transportation spending bill. Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Fact Check: When Chris Christie Tells It Like It Isn't

Fact Check: When Chris Christie Tells It Like It Isn't

Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is, according to an... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Microbead Ban Set to Go Into Effect

Microbead Ban Set to Go Into Effect

Connecticut is on track to become the latest state to either ban or put new limits on the sale and manufacture of... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Lawmakers Approve New Requirement for Vaccine Exemptions

Lawmakers Approve New Requirement for Vaccine Exemptions

The Connecticut General Assembly has approved a measure that would require parents to get the certification of a... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate

Peas in Guacamole? Obama Weighs in on Twitter Debate

President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas. Read »

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Clinton Campaign Set to Raise $45M

Clinton Campaign Set to Raise $45M

Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
'Vendetta:' NYC Mayor Swipes at Governor in Rare Public Attack

'Vendetta:' NYC Mayor Swipes at Governor in Rare Public Attack

Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with his... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
New Connecticut Laws Go Into Effect for 2015

New Connecticut Laws Go Into Effect for 2015

Dozens of new laws go into effect in Connecticut Wednesday, July 1. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Top Obama Aides Were Aware of Clinton's Private Email

Top Obama Aides Were Aware of Clinton's Private Email

Senior Obama administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Donald Trump:

Donald Trump: "I Don't Think It Matters If I'm Nice"

Donald Trump spoke in New Hampshire Tuesday night, just one day after getting dumped by NBC Universal and Univision... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Obama Overtime Proposal Could Impact 40,000 CT Workers

Obama Overtime Proposal Could Impact 40,000 CT Workers

President Barack Obama's announcement that he wants the Department of Labor to change the rules for who could demand... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
State Bans Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics

State Bans Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics

Connecticut lawmakers have banned the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics, according to the office of State Rep. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
State Eases Penalties for Most Drug Possession Crimes

State Eases Penalties for Most Drug Possession Crimes

Connecticut officials and policy experts say the state's drug laws will transform from some of the most draconian in... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Calif. Governor Signs School Vaccine Bill Into Law

Calif. Governor Signs School Vaccine Bill Into Law

With the signature of California's governor, a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Governor Signs Budget After Late Changes, Month of Negotiations

Governor Signs Budget After Late Changes, Month of Negotiations

Following a late-night Special Session that eventually produced a final budget and implementer bills to support it... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Elizabeth Warren Rallies CT Democrats at Annual Dinner

Elizabeth Warren Rallies CT Democrats at Annual Dinner

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren fired up the crowd of more than 1,300 Connecticut Democrats at the annual... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Special Session Underway With Tax and Budget on Tap

Special Session Underway With Tax and Budget on Tap

Lawmakers convened Monday for a special session to hammer out final details on the budget as well as several other... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers have passed a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
CT Officials Praise Changes on Tribal Recognition

CT Officials Praise Changes on Tribal Recognition

Connecticut's top elected leaders are declaring victory in their efforts to see that it does not become easier for... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Supreme Court Upholds Independent Panel for Redistricting

Supreme Court Upholds Independent Panel for Redistricting

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a... Read »

Jun 29, 2015

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