Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is defending his administration’s use of the state’s special transportation fund. Malloy responded on Tuesday to a White House report on transportation investment that prompted criticism from Republicans.
A new national campaign is urging eight U.S. Senators who voted against universal background checks for gun purchases to reconsider. Gun control advocates in Greenwich, Connecticut are asking people to send postcards to the Senators.
It will be a year and a half before marijuana becomes available in New York, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law last weekend allowing a limited use of the drug for certain diseases. In Connecticut, a new industry is taking shape as the state’s medical marijuana program nears its launch. Six dispensaries have been licensed to open around Connecticut. In Fairfield County, one of these dispensaries has run into some unusually strong resistance.
One of the two hospitals in Waterbury, Connecticut, announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to be acquired by Texas-based Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Officials say St. Mary’s Hospital's Catholic heritage and religious directives will be honored under the terms of the agreement.