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.
The chief marketing officer for Connecticut's health insurance exchange says over 6,600 leads have been generated as of last week due to recent outreach efforts, including informational sessions across the state.
About 50 people took part in one of those informational sessions, which the exchange calls "healthy chats" on Thursday night in New Haven.
New York’s top judge is holding hearings this week on the benefit of providing civil legal services to the poor. A US Supreme Court case guaranteed legal counsel to people accused of crimes, but that same right is not given to people going through civil court. New York courts are trying to change that.