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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Former Connecticut Lt. Gov. Joseph Fauliso Dies At 98

Current and former state officials on Thursday mourned the passing of Fauliso, who also served as a Hartford alderman, municipal court judge and state senator. He died on Wednesday.

08/21/2014

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy meets with MTA officials about the WALK bridge on June 9, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Gov. Malloy, MTA To Review Bridge That Failed Twice In 2 Weeks, Delaying Metro-North Commuters

“There is no doubt that we are now seeing the effects of decades of neglect when it comes to investing in our infrastructure,” Malloy said.

06/09/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal: Fines Imposed On Metro-North For Safety Violations Fail To Serve As Deterrent

There were 139 violations since 2004, Blumenthal said. Per 100 miles of track, Metro-North had five times the number of safety defects than any other commuter railroad in the country, he added.

04/18/2014