- Connecticut Democrats coming up with new names for dinner Updated: Jul-23-15 2:37 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Democrats will change the name of the party's annual Jefferson Jackson Bailey Dinner, stripping the names of two former U.S. presidents who were slave owners.
- Connecticut unemployment rate falls to 7-year low in June Updated: Jul-20-15 4:41 pm
WETHERSFIELD, Connecticut - Connecticut employers added 600 jobs in June as the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, the lowest in seven years, the state Department of Labor reported Monday.
- Malloy pitches new criminal justice law to Hartford inmates Updated: Jul-16-15 7:23 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made a pitch Thursday to a group of Connecticut inmates about a new state law that attempts to give nonviolent criminals more opportunities to get drug treatment and successfully reintegrate into society.
- Connecticut governor's chief of staff to leave end of year Updated: Jul-13-15 12:17 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's chief of staff has announced he will leave the administration by the end of the year.
- Designation to help Connecticut access manufacturing funds Updated: Jul-12-15 11:24 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A new federal designation is expected to help the state of Connecticut access more than $1 billion in federal funding for economic development and to boost manufacturing.
- Connecticut car wash owners revved up over new sales tax Updated: Jul-11-15 11:49 am
MANCHESTER, Connecticut - Connecticut car wash owners are revved up about state lawmakers suddenly imposing a new sales tax on their services, including coin-operated washes and vacuums, saying their machines can't collect the 6.35 percent levy.
- Massachusetts Gov. Baker files hydropower bill Updated: Jul-09-15 4:19 pm
BOSTON - Hydroelectric power would become a more prominent piece of the state's energy puzzle under a proposal filed Thursday by Gov. Charlie Baker.
- Connecticut agency tracks down $85.8M in uncollected taxes Updated: Jul-06-15 3:58 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's Department of Revenue Services announced Monday it unearthed about $85.8 million in uncollected tax revenue after ramping up efforts to resolve audit disputes with larger companies and making more personal visits to delinquent businesses.
- Malloy: It's "too early to tell" if pay raises will be nixed Updated: Jun-30-15 6:47 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it's "a little early to tell" whether a reduction in a state salary account will lead to state employees foregoing future pay raises.
- Indian tribe recognition process overhauled Updated: Jun-29-15 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Some Indian tribes may have a clearer path toward federal recognition under a new Obama administration rule that relaxes some requirements and speeds decision-making, potentially affecting hundreds of groups.