Craig LeMoult http://wshu.org en UConn settles federal lawsuit on sexual assault response http://wshu.org/post/uconn-settles-federal-lawsuit-sexual-assault-response <p></p><p>The University of Connecticut has <a href="http://uconn.edu/resources/docs/LitigationSettlementRelease.pdf">settled a federal lawsuit </a>filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference. The school announced Friday that it has agreed to pay nearly $1.3 million to the five women.</p><p>(<a href="http://uconn.edu/resources/docs/LitigationJointStatement.pdf">Joint UConn/plaintiff statement</a>)</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:03:47 +0000 Craig LeMoult & Cooper McKim 20898 at http://wshu.org UConn settles federal lawsuit on sexual assault response Connecticut refuses federal request to house thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children http://wshu.org/post/connecticut-refuses-federal-request-house-thousands-unaccompanied-immigrant-children <p>Connecticut officials have rejected a federal request to temporarily house up to 2,000 immigrant children from Central America at a mostly-vacant facility built for developmentally disabled adults.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:15:21 +0000 Craig LeMoult 20785 at http://wshu.org Second Bridgeport train station gets state support http://wshu.org/post/second-bridgeport-train-station-gets-state-support <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced&nbsp; Wednesday that nearly 3 million dollars will be included in the next State Bond Commission agenda, for the engineering and design of a new train station in Bridgeport.&nbsp; That funding will almost certainly be approved.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:09:22 +0000 Craig LeMoult 20784 at http://wshu.org Second Bridgeport train station gets state support Malloy responds to GOP criticism on transportation funding http://wshu.org/post/malloy-responds-gop-criticism-transportation-funding <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is defending his administration’s use of the state’s special transportation fund.&nbsp; Malloy responded on Tuesday to a White House report on transportation investment that prompted criticism from Republicans.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:46:43 +0000 Craig LeMoult 20723 at http://wshu.org Amistad reconsidering skipping trip to New London after Malloy threatens to drop funding http://wshu.org/post/amistad-reconsidering-skipping-trip-new-london-after-malloy-threatens-drop-funding <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is threatening to reconsider supporting additional state funding for the replica Amistad slave ship. That’s because the group managing the schooner said it’s planning to skip this weekend's <a href="http://www.sailfestnl.org/">Sailfest</a> in New London.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:25:02 +0000 Craig LeMoult 20470 at http://wshu.org Amistad reconsidering skipping trip to New London after Malloy threatens to drop funding