Job growth in Connecticut was essentially flat in June. That's according to the latest unemployment numbers released by the state labor department. The state's unemployment rate edged up slightly from 8 percent in May to 8.1 percent.
The committee tasked with distributing $7.7 million collected by the United Way for families of the Newtown shooting victims announced Wednesday how that money will be divided. The distribution of millions of additional dollars remains controversial.
Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman spoke to her counterparts from around the country Thursday at the annual conference of The National Lieutenant Governors Association. Wyman spoke with WSHU and reflected on how her role is different from some other Lieutenant Governors.
A survey released on Wednesday finds that for the first time in nearly four years New Yorkers are positive about the real estate market. The Siena College Research Institute survey finds New York City and Long Island residents as well as a plurality of upstaters predict an improving real estate market in the upcoming year.