New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state thruway will offer more places to pull over and answer text messages or make cell phone calls. It’s part of the state’s continuing effort to discourage texting while driving.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says bipartisan federal legislation that could create jobs, save energy and protect the environment has been sitting in congress since April, and he's calling on lawmakers to act on it.
Connecticut environmental officials announced Friday that the state has chosen a wind energy farm and a solar energy project to help diversify the state’s energy portfolio. The solar installation will be in Connecticut, but the wind farm will not be.