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Connecticut Approved for Federal Highway Toll Pilot Project
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Connecticut Approved for Federal Highway Toll Pilot Project

The Federal Highway Administration has approved Connecticut for a pilot program installing an electronic toll system. Read »

46 minutes ago
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek... Watch »

3 hours ago
New Haven a Key Part of Transportation Overhaul

New Haven a Key Part of Transportation Overhaul

One of the cornerstones of Gov. Dannel Malloy's transportation proposal is New Haven and improving the... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Malloy Appoints New VA Commissioner

Malloy Appoints New VA Commissioner

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has named a U.S. Army reservist and ethics officer for Pratt & Whitney to oversee... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
NJ Officer Meets President Obama

NJ Officer Meets President Obama

Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Tolls on the Table in Transportation Committee

Tolls on the Table in Transportation Committee

Lawmakers heard some of the pros and cons of implementing tolls at the state border during a public hearing... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that "the fight's not over" in the political battle to approve the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
Judge to Reject Jon Rowland's Request for New Trial

Judge to Reject Jon Rowland's Request for New Trial

A federal judge says she plans to reject former Gov. John G. Rowland's request for a new trial and will hold a... Read »

Feb 24, 2015

"Lead On": Hillary Clinton Speaks at Women's Conference

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Lead On: Watermark's Silicon Valley Conference for Women in Santa Clara Tuesday, amid... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Budget Miscalculation Means Another $55 Million in Cuts

Budget Miscalculation Means Another $55 Million in Cuts

The state is bracing for another $55 million in cuts after budget chief Benjamin Barnes announced Tuesday he had... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Electric Rate Bills

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Electric Rate Bills

Connecticut lawmakers are considering several bills that would place limits on fixed residential charges imposed by... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Democrats blocked GOP efforts to advance a bill that would ensure funding for Homeland Security but defund... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
State Won't Rely On Federal Funding for Transportation Plan: Officials

State Won't Rely On Federal Funding for Transportation Plan: Officials

The federal government will be an improbable source of new revenue as Connecticut lawmakers and a new commission try... Read »

Feb 21, 2015
Low-Income Residents May Need to Buy Health Insurance

Low-Income Residents May Need to Buy Health Insurance

One of the major cuts to social services contained in Gov. Dannel Malloy's two-year budget is a change in... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Officials Say State Deficit Lower Than Expected

Officials Say State Deficit Lower Than Expected

The most recent letter from the Office of Policy Management secretary to the state comptroller provides a slightly... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on corruption charges... Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

If prosecutors get their way, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell could become the first modern-day... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Towns Could Be on Hook for Resident Trooper Costs

Towns Could Be on Hook for Resident Trooper Costs

Towns across Connecticut received mainly good news from Gov. Dannel Malloy's biennial budget, which included flat... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Democrats are assailing former Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying President Obama doesn't love America -- and they're... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

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Go Red For Women Luncheon 2015
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