Gov. Dannel Malloy
Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.
Here’s a look at what commuters can expect Monday as the work week gets under way and beyond.
Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.
About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg met Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at City Hall to discuss Connecticut’s new gun control law.
Malloy spokesman Andrew Doba said Thursday the Democratic governor wrote a personal check to reimburse the magazine “to remove a needless distraction when there are far more important public policy issues to deal with.”
Lower than anticipated revenue is to blame, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.
Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to participate in a parade and rally honoring the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team for bagging a record-tying eighth NCAA title.
Debate among lawmakers in Washington to implement tighter national gun laws has effectively stalled. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), who has worked both sides of the aisle on the issue, said Republicans are unwilling to consider even the basics.
Adam Lanza’s shocking attack took place 11 days before Christmas, and search warrants show his mother was going to give him a gift — of yet another gun — to add to his arsenal of firearms, knives and swords
Adam Lanza, it seems, viewed Sandy Hook Elementary School as a video game, and that the children were easy points. His meticulous research of previous mass killings was laid out on a seven-foot long spreadsheet.
The money for the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance Fund is raised privately through citizens and corporations.
John Hohenwarter, an NRA state liaison, said the group decided to help organize the “lobby day” because there’s an accumulation of “made-for-TV lawmaking, not good policy.”
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Saturday was reminding residents of the state who need help paying winter heating bills that there is still time to apply for federal energy assistance benefits.