Members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation are using the unrest in Ukraine to push for the sale of more Connecticut-made Sikorsky helicopters. But they have competition from lawmakers using for helicopters manufactured in other states.
New Britain, Connecticut's minor league baseball team announced plans Wednesday to move about 15 miles north to Hartford. The move was celebrated in the capital city, which will build the team a $60 million stadium. But New Britain officials aren’t happy about the move.
Mental health experts, advocates and parents spoke at the last of six Connecticut community forums on children’s mental health in Stamford on Tuesday. The speakers hope their testimony will help direct a new plan being developed by the state’s Department of Children and Families.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says the system for issuing new federal rail safety rules is broken. Blumenthal questioned the head of the Federal Railroad Administration Tuesday in a committee hearing.
On Tuesday, the endorsed Republican candidate for governor in Connecticut applied to use the state’s public financing program to fund his gubernatorial campaign. The GOP candidate Tom Foley spent nearly $11 million of his own money in his first run for governor four years ago.