The committee tasked with distributing $7.7 million collected by the United Way for families of the Newtown shooting victims announced Wednesday how that money will be divided. The distribution of millions of additional dollars remains controversial.
Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman spoke to her counterparts from around the country Thursday at the annual conference of The National Lieutenant Governors Association. Wyman spoke with WSHU and reflected on how her role is different from some other Lieutenant Governors.
A survey released on Wednesday finds that for the first time in nearly four years New Yorkers are positive about the real estate market. The Siena College Research Institute survey finds New York City and Long Island residents as well as a plurality of upstaters predict an improving real estate market in the upcoming year.
US Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says he opposes a bill emerging in Congress that would tie federal student loan interest rates to the rates on ten year treasury notes. Blumenthal says the bill is not fair to students.