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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (C) meets with Conn. officials, July 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Gov. Dannel Malloy)

New Federal Transportation Secretary Meets With Conn. Lawmakers

Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.

07/22/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy: Klan Is Not Welcome In Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday told Ku Klux Klan members who left fliers in Milford this week that they are not welcome in the state.

07/10/2013

An all-terrain vehicle on a beach (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Vetoes Bill Allowing ATVs At State Parks And Beaches To Protect Birds

Just days before the holiday weekend, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy vetoed a bill that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles at state parks and beaches.

07/05/2013

Rifle (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Connecticut Gun Laws Begin Taking Effect Today

Parts of Connecticut’s law addressing the Newtown school massacre, including the creation of new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition, took effect Monday.

07/01/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy looks up after signing a gun-control bill April 4, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some Conn. Gun Control Provisions To Go Into Effect Monday

Beginning Monday, people can begin applying for new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition. Such credentials will eventually be required to buy ammo, rifles and shot guns.

06/30/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Poll: Republican Challenger Tom Foley Bests Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy

Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.

06/19/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Bridgeport Derailment As Dissolution Nears

It will be up to Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders to appoint members to the new Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

06/17/2013

FILE -- A person waits to cross the street during a rain storm in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Wind To Much Of Tri-State Area

Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.

06/13/2013

Lyoto Machida kicks Dan Henderson in their light heavyweight bout during UFC 157 at Honda Center on Feb. 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California, an example of mixed martial arts. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.

06/06/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers Pass Bill To Keep Sandy Hook Photos Private

The negotiated bipartisan legislation came after days of closed-door talks and speculation about whether an agreement could be reached before the Wednesday’s midnight adjournment.

06/05/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Conn. Transportation Advocate Blasts New Budget For Diverting Funds

The 19-mile backup into the city came just hours after state lawmakers voted to divert nearly $76 million from the state transportation fund to balance the newly approved budget deal.

06/04/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / credit: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Conn. State House Approves Budget Deal

Connecticut’s House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state’s constitutional spending cap.

06/02/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The House voted 89-53, with eight lawmakers not voting, to pass the bill. The vote came nearly a week after the state Senate approved the legislation.

05/30/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut State Senate Approves Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

The state Senate approved legislation early Thursday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their legal statuses.

05/30/2013

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