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Latest company to get state funds
6:20 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Malloy signs $400M tax credit deal for UTC

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a law Friday  establishing a $400 million tax credit deal with United Technologies Corporation. The company can redeem the earned research and development tax credits at an accelerated rate. In return, UTC must spend up to $500 million to upgrade and expand facilities at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Sikorsky in Stratford and UTC Aerospace in Windsor Locks.

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Malloy and Foley 43-43 in gubernatorial poll
5:11 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Conn Governor Dannel Malloy and GOP challenger Tom Foley tied in latest Q-Poll

Tom Foley listens to a question from the media during a news conference to announce he is running for governor, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Waterbury, Conn.
Credit AP Photo/Jessica Hill

A Quinnipiac University Poll released on Friday finds Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy deadlocked in a hypothetical reelection rematch with Republican challenger Tom Foley. The poll finds Malloy and Foley tied at 43 percent each, no change from a Q Poll released in March.

    

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Legalized gambling can't make money
4:37 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Suffolk's OTB made zip on Kentucky Derby

Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to a victory during the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Louisville, Ky.
Credit AP/Darron Cummings

Suffolk's off tracking betting corporation didn't make any money on the Kentucky Derby last weekend, horse racing's biggest event. The county-run betting parlor told lawmakers this week that last minute fee hikes snatched all the profits.   

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Cafero led house GOP for 8 years
9:21 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Conn. House Minority Leader Larry Cafero retiring after 22 years in the legislature

Norwalk State Representative Larry Cafero (left) with WSHU's Capitol Reporter Ebong Udoma
Credit Pat O'Neil

In the final days of Connecticut's legislative session, House Republican Leader Lawrence Cafero reflects  on his time in office.

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Political party conventions set for next week
6:41 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Conn politicians pivot to campaign mode following end of legislative session

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy addresses the House and the Senate at the end of session at the Capitol on the final day of session, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.
Credit AP Photo/Jessica Hill

With Connecticut’s legislative session now over state politicians are turning their focus on this November’s election. That pivot was evident in Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s address to the General Assembly in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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