United Technologies’ departure another blow to Connecticut

U.S. 06/10/19, 14:39

Connecticut's reputation has taken another major blow with the announcement that United Technologies Corp. will be moving its headquarters to Massachusetts as part of its planned merger with Raytheon.United Technologies will join other corporations that have pulled operations out of ...

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson

U.S. 05/13/19, 14:37

A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson.New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday investigators had found evidence the Sunday afternoon blaze at the Diyanet Mosque was "intentionally set" and a criminal ...

Billionaire gives $100 million to fund Connecticut education

U.S. 04/05/19, 11:05

One of the world's wealthiest couples announced Friday they are donating $100 million to support public education and new businesses in some of Connecticut's most disadvantaged communities.The contribution from hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio and his wife, Barbara, is believed ...

State’s gambling future uncertain, despite federal action

Sports 03/24/19, 09:06

The federal government may have finally given the go-ahead to a satellite tribal casino in East Windsor, but that doesn't mean the debate over gambling in Connecticut is settled.Nearly three months into his term, Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont still faces ...

Lamont faces months of deliberation over his budget plan

Business 02/24/19, 11:17

Let the deliberations begin.The release of Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's first proposed two-year state budget has set the stage for months of negotiations on potentially hot-button topics, ranging from what goods and services should be taxed to whether cities and ...

Update: Lamont offers 2 options for highway tolls

Sports 02/20/19, 17:10

The Latest on Gov. Ned Lamont's budget proposal (all times local):4:30 p.m.Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is offering two possible paths to instituting highway tolls.The Democrat released a two-year state budget proposal Wednesday that suggested either truck-only tolling or a "modified ...

Update: Lamont sworn in as Connecticut’s 89th governor

Business 01/09/19, 13:17

The Latest on Inauguration Day and opening day of Connecticut General Assembly (all times local):1:10 p.m.Ned Lamont has been sworn in as Connecticut's 89th governor, promising a new beginning for the state.The 65-year-old former businessman was administered the oath of ...

Agencies warn Lamont of looming surge in state retirements

Health 12/09/18, 12:19

Agency heads have told Connecticut's incoming governor that large numbers of veteran employees will retire in the coming years, departures that could deal a blow to both institutional knowledge and state finances.The Connecticut State Police could be among the most ...

Lamont announces transition team after meeting with Malloy

Business 11/08/18, 19:34

Gov.-elect Ned Lamont took the first steps toward taking on his new job, announcing a transition team he said will focus heavily on Connecticut's budget and economic development.Governor Dannel P. Malloy, right, talks with Connecticut's new governor-elect Ned Lamont at ...

National GOP investing in Stefanowski, hoping to win seat

Business 10/05/18, 00:18

Businessman Bob Stefanowski, the Republican contender for Connecticut governor, is winning the battle for outside help over his Democratic rival, as the Republican Governors Association buys up TV ad time in hopes of securing the state's top political job once ...

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