| 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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Commuter groups across the country are pushing Congress to renew a tax credit for van pool passengers and mass transit riders, and the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council added its voice to the campaign on Monday.
John Hartwell, the council's vice...
| 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,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:49 PM
President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:42 PM
With derailments, near accidents and safety lapses occurring at railroads in numerous states, Sen. Richard Blumenthal predicts that senators from all regions of the country — and both political parties — will embrace his proposal for reforming...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:27 PM
The application that Connecticut Light & Power made months ago to raise rates has moved forward in the complex and often heated process that occurs when public, regulated utilities request more money from their ratepayers. Letters are being written,...