The National Hurricane Center has predicted an active to extremely active Atlantic storm season that includes 3 to 6 major hurricanes. Not what Connecticut's shoreline communities wanted to hear as they continue to rebuild from the damage in tropical storm Irene and storm Sandy. For wrecked roads, pumping stations and other infrastructure the question is when they will be repaired. But for the battered shoreline itself, the question is often whether to repair it at all.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo commented on the latest revelations about New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's sexting activities on Monday. It's the first time the governor is talking about the matter.
Over the weekend, southbound traffic on I-95 through New Haven, Conn. shifted off of what’s known as the Q-bridge and onto the brand new Pearl Harbor Memorial bridge. Governor Dannel Malloy celebrated the achievement Monday, while criticizing the process that leads projects like this to take many years to complete.
Connecticut residents who are looking for work were no doubt disappointed to learn the unemployment rate rose slightly to 8.1 percent in June. The Department of Labor has reported the state has only recovered 48 percent of lost jobs in the recession. For the unemployed, the under whelming job growth has limited their options. As a result there's been a recent surge in workers seeking part-time and temporary jobs, hoping to break the cycle of unemployment.