A proposal to replace a state-run waste to energy business in Connecticut with a new entity faced opposition at a meeting of the state General Assembly’s Environment Committee on Friday. Private waste haulers claim the proposal would put them out of business.
The political unrest in the Ukraine is being closely watched by Ukrainian immigrants in Connecticut and New York. WSHU’s Kaomi Goetz spoke to one 75-year old who says she has mixed feelings about her birth country being in the news.
In his State of the County speech Wednesday night Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone mentioned New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ten times. That's eight more times than he mentioned anyone else. Turns out the name dropping is intentional.
Federal regulators promised on Thursday to release a comprehensive safety report on Metro-North Railroad on March 17th. The Federal Railroad Administration launched its safety investigation following a fatal derailment on Metro North railroad last December 1st.