Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Connecticut Government News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

13 hrs ago | News Observer

Foley sees more civil GOP campaign than in 2010

However, McKinney insisted that no agreement was ever reached. He nixed any talk of campaign civility, accusing Foley of being close to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on the issue of state employees' labor unions.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, US Governors, Dan Malloy

15 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Treasurer hands out backpacks to campers

Denise Nappier says her office and the state Department of Children and Families and Hartford's Camp Courant are distributing 1,700 backpacks throughout Connecticut.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut

Yesterday | The Day

Why do Connecticut Republicans love Christie?

Of course I understand why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is happy to sail gaily forth into the fall election season, wearing a public smiley face that belies the four investigations into his administration underway.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Groton, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Feministing

The Feministing Five: Justice for Jane

As Feministing has covered and continues to cover , the State of Connecticut is currently holding a 16-year-old trans Latina girl in prison under the ridiculous claim that there is no better place for her.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dan Malloy, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut domestic violence report to be issued

The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is set to release its annual review of domestic violence fatalities and make public policy recommendations.

Comment?

Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Connecticut, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Nevada Government, Missouri Government, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Trucker

Ferro leaving FMCSA to become president and CEO of American...

FMCSA Administrator Anne S. Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, seen here at the Con-way Freight-Connecticut Operation Safe Driving Press Conference in October 2013, said July 25 she will be leaving the agency in late August.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Washington DC

CBS Local

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Secures State Money For Walk Bridge Repairs

Temporary repairs to the Walk Bridge can begin right away now that the state Bond Commission has given the OK to the $3 million fix.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, US Governors, Dan Malloy

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut lieutenant governor race gets testy

Connecticut's race for lieutenant governor is heating up, stoked by claims of racism and personal attacks in the three-way Republican primary.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

WTNH

Truck crash in Stratford, July 25, 2014.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation reports two trucks collided in the southbound lanes between Exits 31-30.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut

Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | Here's One Easy Budget Cut: Abolish The Lieutenant Governor's Office

Few things are certain in life, or so the saying goes, beyond death and taxes. But I've found another truism you can take to the bank.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Opinion

Instapundit

GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful in Conn. Would Keep Common Core for Bad Schools

The potential Republican challengers to Gov. Dannel Malloy faced off for the first time on July 16, with candidates sparring over state budgets and Common Core.

Comment?

Related Topix: George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, Connecticut

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Connecticut Post

Connecticut's services for mentally-ill children and young adults are a maze of sometimes effective, often troubled programs that can become a nightmare for parents who try to navigate them.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Newtown, CT

WTNH

Connecticut womena s commission names new leader

The organization announced Thursday that Carolyn Treiss will oversee the 40-year-old organization, which was created by the General Assembly to advise lawmakers on matters affecting women.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Abortion

CBS 3 Springfield

Connecticut women's commission names new leader

The organization announced Thursday that Carolyn Treiss will oversee the 40-year-old organization, which was created by the General Assembly to advise lawmakers on matters affecting women.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, Abortion, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

JD Supra

Not My Brother's Keeper: Varley v. Regional School District No. ...

When entering into contacts with vendors, school districts hope that 1) the vendor will comply with the law, and 2) in any event, the vendor will be responsible for its own employment-related disputes.

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc., Connecticut

News Times

Christie caught using police helicopter to stump at Greenwich fundraiser

In this May 31, 2011 photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, exits a state helicopter to attend his son's high school baseball game in Montvale, N.J. The bill for Christie's state helicopter trip to a Tom Foley fundraiser in Conn.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Connecticut

WTNH

Conn., TicketNetwork reach legal settlement

Connecticut officials say online ticket exchange TicketNetwork Inc. and three other companies have settled a legal dispute that should make it easier for consumers to know they are buying tickets on the secondary market, not directly from events.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut

Advocate

Even Conn. Agency Concerned by DCF's Handling of Trans Teen Jane Doe

Yesterday, Connecticut's Office of the Child Advocate issued a public statement criticizing the state Department of Children and Families for its handling of 16-year-old transgender girl Jane Doe.

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut

Watersblogged

Majority of Connecticut Residents Would Consider Working in Coworking...

CoworkCT survey shows high level of interest in coworking spaces but most Nutmeggers don't know where they are located or how much a monthly membership costs CoworkCT , a network of Connecticut coworking communities whose members include small businesses, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and contractors who share space, resources, and ideas, today ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Connecticut, New Haven, CT

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••