Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to increase the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president proposed for the federal minimum wage.
The 67-32 vote reflects widespread alarm about changes enacted two years ago to shore up the program’s finances. In many cases the changes produced unexpected, sky-high insurance rates that are unaffordable for many homeowners in flood-prone areas.
The area will be jam-packed this week with events, games and concerts offering a full Super Bowl experience free of charge.
Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.
The high in New York City Tuesday is expected to be 10 degrees, but wind chills will make it feel more like minus 10.
The controversial deal to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program has united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill on steps to take if the pact falls apart.
To mark the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, CBS News is launching a week’s worth of coverage with a CBS News prime time special set to air Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 p.m.
Many Miami players spoke out about the matter for the first time on Wednesday — and with at least one questioning Jonathan Martin’s motives.
Police responded in force late Monday and early Tuesday, after a gunman fired several shots inside the Garden City Plaza Mall.
“I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should,” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said Tuesday.
In an email Monday morning, the governor’s office said it was withdrawing its appeal because the chief justice on Friday “left no ambiguity” about the court’s view.
Westchester County executive candidates Rob Astorino and Noam Bramson got confrontational in their debate Wednesday night.
Thomas Suozzi and Ed Mangano are expected to join labor unions and business groups in support of the ballot referendum called Proposal No. 1.
Republican nominee Joe Lhota said crime has been going up in the city over the past two months. But Democrat Bill de Blasio said Lhota’s numbers are skewed.
Blumenthal said he was awaiting the results of an investigation before drawing any conclusions. But he said the location of the incident heightened tensions.