Comptroller Kevin Lembo now puts the shortfall at $415 million due to lower than expected revenues and overspending in Medicaid and social services. A spokesman said Gov. Dannel Malloy disagrees with the comptroller’s deficit projection, saying it is about 12 percent too high.
Lawyers for the Stamford woman who was badly mauled by her friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009 have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit against the chimp owner’s estate.
One month after superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers are recovering well, with one notable exception.
The U.S. Justice Department and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy have announced the launch a new initiative to combat gun violence in Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford.
When a Hartford-based investment management company surveyed the states for credit worthiness, Connecticut came in dead last.
It’s the biggest city in the state with more students than any other Connecticut city, yet Bridgeport gets only about $7,800 per student from the state.
A new state law takes effect this weekend, allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at package stores. Supermarkets, which already sell beer, will also be able to sell beer on Sundays.
During the brief appearance Thursday, Zimmerman stood up straight and wore a gray prison jumpsuit. He spoke only to answer “Yes, sir,” after he was asked basic questions about the charge against him.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is making stops in Connecticut and Rhode Island in advance of this month’s Republican presidential primaries in both states.
Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.
A powerful committee in Hartford has taken a big step in favor of New Haven Line commuters, reports WCBS 880’s Connecticut bureau chief Fran Schneidau.
Authorities say 16-year-old Austin Cyr disappeared from Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford last Thursday and 17-year-old Henry Ralph Manning went missing from Brookfield on Friday.
The office was briefly evacuated Thursday afternoon while law enforcement responders removed the suspicious mail for testing.
In Hartford today, the public gets its first chance to speak out on Gov. Dan Malloy’s education reform plan.
Panel co-chair Joe McGee says the committee will focus on better preparedness for faster recovery from intensifying storms.