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Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell (file/credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

Former Conn. Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s Husband Dies Of Cancer

In a tribute to Lou Rell, the Connecticut Republican Party said he served the nation as a Navy pilot and the state as the governor’s spouse. He was 73.


Gov. Dan Malloy speaks at the State Capitol - Hartford, CT (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Credits Lawmakers For Helping Economy

Malloy praised Connecticut lawmakers early Thursday for stepping up and working to help him address the state’s budget crisis. He also warned there is more work to be done, calling for a special session.


Governor M. Jodi Rell (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Conn. Gov. Orders Emergency Center To Open For Storm

Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell has ordered the opening of the state’s emergency operations center to help officials respond to problems caused by a major snow storm headed to New England.


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Conn. Hopes To Recoup $2.5M In Unemployment Fraud

Connecticut officials say hundreds of people have defrauded the state by collecting $2.5 million in unemployment benefits they do not deserve.


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Conn. Domestic Violence Panel To Review Reforms

A state task force will review the progress of several domestic violence reforms approved by lawmakers and Gov. M. Jodi Rell this year that were aimed at cracking down on the problem and better protecting victims.


Governor M. Jodi Rell (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Conn. Group Pushing Adoptee Birth Record Rights

A new group is pushing for legislation to let Connecticut-born adoptees get copies of their original birth certificates.


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Conn. Firms To Suspend Deliveries Of Four Loko

Connecticut liquor wholesalers have agreed to voluntarily suspend their shipment and deliveries of a caffeinated alcoholic drink that has been banned in four states.


Governor M. Jodi Rell (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Rell To Kick Off Annual Conn. Food Drive

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is kicking off the annual state employee holiday drive to benefit Foodshare and the Connecticut Food Bank.


Conn. Governor Hopefuls Say Urban Areas A Priority

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Candidates for Connecticut governor say renewing the state’s commitment to its urban areas will be a top priority over the next four years. Democrat Dan Malloy, Republican Tom Foley and independent […]


Conn. Education Group Reviews Achievement Gap

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A state education commission is set to release recommendations on how to close the achievement gap between low-income Connecticut students and their peers. The Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement says that […]


The area around a damaged Bridgeport building is secured by police. (Photo/Paul Murnane)

FEMA Denies Connecticut Request For Tornado Aid

The state announced Friday that FEMA turned down the request, ruling the damages weren’t beyond what the state was capable of fixing.