Relief arrives for homeowners with crumbling foundations

VERNON, Conn. (AP) — After worrying for years about the foundations crumbling beneath their houses, hundreds of suburban homeowners in a large swath of eastern Connecticut are getting help from the st...

Report: Women hold almost 52% of top Connecticut state jobs

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new analysis shows Connecticut outpaces other states and the federal government when it comes to employing women in the highest levels of state government. W...

Tong: state pardons being ignored by immigration officials

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Attorney General William Tong says federal immigration authorities are unfairly trying to deport some residents with past criminal records, even though their past cr...

Effort begins to get more Yale women Wikipedia pages

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A research scientist who worked at NASA and a chronic disease epidemiologist are just two of Yale University's renowned female graduates, professors and staff who have gone unm...

State budget among host of new laws taking effect on July 1

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new state budget, a higher fee for ride-hailing services and permission for young students to self-apply sunscreen while at school are among the new laws set to take effect in...

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundati...

Homecare agencies ask governor to veto part of budget bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of homecare agencies is urging Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont to veto part of the new state budget bill, arguing it will harm both the industry and clients. ...

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination

Connecticut's attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their children from vaccinations for religious reasons. ...

States renew push for taxes on sugary drinks

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut's governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a...

Connecticut WWII-era newspapers offer view of black life

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A detailed account of African-American life in the Northeast during World War II, carefully preserved in the basement of the Connecticut State Library, has been uploaded for a n...

Connecticut renews push to bar female genital mutilation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are pushing for a new state law that bans female genital mutilation. It follows a federal judge's ruling last fall that found a national ...

Lamont names Connecticut's new economic development team

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont announced on Friday a new team of business executives that will oversee Connecticut's efforts to attract and retain businesses, including a partner with the inve...

State's public affairs network back on track for new session

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's TV and online public affairs network is back on track, just in time to cover a new General Assembly and a new governor. The nonprofit Connecticut...

Police: Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — A man boogie boarding off a Cape Cod beach was attacked by a shark on Saturday and died later at a hospital, becoming the state's first shark attack fatality in more than 80 ye...

From poverty to star teacher, Hayes now eyes Congress seat

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — As she hits up the town fairs and parades across northwestern Connecticut, political newcomer Jahana Hayes is sharing her story of rising from poverty to the height of the teac...