Blumenthal has stressed the importance of renewed investment in rail infrastructure and strong federal oversight. The senator said higher standards are needed and is looking to raise the bar in his new leadership role.
Microgrids are a means of providing power when storms knock out electricity to entire communities. Microgrids are fueled by natural gas and will provide hubs of power where they’re built.
Over the first six months of 2013, the percentage of serious crimes and property crimes dropped 3.5 percent compared with the same timeframe in 2012.
Lawmakers on the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee are being asked to decide whether movie theaters statewide should be required to project sound levels no louder than 85 decibels.
Four years ago, Dannel Malloy defeated Republican candidate Tom Foley by less than a percentage point. The first Quinnipiac University poll of the 2014 race shows the numbers between the two have not budged
The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority announced on Monday that the state’s fourth area code will be assigned where the 860 area code is used in northwestern, central and eastern Connecticut.
Thomas F. Prendergast, chairman and chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Joseph Giulietti met on Thursday with the legislature’s Transportation Committee.
On Friday, Michael Shaw, who runs the New Haven to Grand Central route, told passengers at four Connecticut stations to wait on the platform for an express train that, unbeknownst to him, was canceled.
Many electric companies lure customers in with cheap introductory rates and then mark them up. It’s estimated that tens of thousands of Connecticut consumers have switched electric suppliers in an effort to cut their monthly bill.
The organization feeds the hungry at its soup kitchen, packs up food boxes with a week’s worth of staples for needy families and delivers hot meals to neighborhoods with its two mobile food trucks.
The Democrat sat down Thursday afternoon in New Haven with Metro-North chief Joseph Giulietti and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Tom Prendergast.
Democratic House speaker Rep. Brendan Sharkey said revenue from the bingo-style game is no longer needed to help balance a state budget that now has a $500 million projected surplus.
State Rep. Chris Wright (D-Bristol) has introduced a measure to fight for the right of one of his constituents to be able to order a plain glass of water at a bar.
Riders complained about service delays caused by electrical problems, crowded trains and heating and cooling problems.
Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.