| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Legislation that would allow for the creation of a Coltsville National Park passed the House of Representatives on Thursday as part of the federal defense bill.
The bill would allow for the establishment of a new unit within the National Park Service at...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:34 PM
HARTFORD – The pile of toys stacked beneath a table at Connecticut Children's Medical Center Monday would make most children smile: a colorful tambourine, an electronic toy designed to look like a smart phone, foam blocks, a Dora the Explorer...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Regulators slashed Connecticut Light & Power's request for higher electric rates, lowering its existing profit margin and, for the first time, penalizing the power company for its troubled response to two disastrous storms three years ago.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees.
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages.
Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal:
President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The state's congressional delegation is unanimously opposing potential changes in federal rules that could allow Indian tribes to build more casinos in Connecticut
The delegation, headed by U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy, sent a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A day after the FCC abandoned its sports blackout rules, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are urging the NFL to voluntarily rescind its own policies that force stations to not air home games that don't sell out.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:18 AM
The Takata exploding air bags controversy continues to grow with Nissan reporting to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it will recall 52,000 more vehicles to fix the problem.
Meanwhile, a group of senators is asking the Justice...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:46 PM
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, voicing outrage over the recent death of an Orlando motorist and injuries nationwide from suspected air-bag malfunctions, demanded Tuesday that the manufacturer and auto companies step up to do more for motorists awaiting...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Ninety-six percent of veterans awaiting appointments at VA medical centers in Connecticut are being seen within 30 days, new data show, with Connecticut performing slightly better than the national average.
At Connecticut Veterans Administration medical...