Keith Srakocic / AP

The Suffolk County legilature is considering a bill that would require homeowners to replace failed cesspools with septic tanks.

Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut Media via AP

Lawyers representing the families of victims of the 2012 school shooting in Newtown asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to let them sue Remington Arms, the gun manufacturer that produced the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle used in the shooting. The gun was purchased by the shooter’s mother.

Frank Eltman / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will not appoint an interim Suffolk County District Attorney to finish former D.A. Tom Spota’s term through the end of the year.

Mike Groll / AP

Two reports issued in recent days indicate that Governor Cuomo may be facing his most difficult budget in seven years.

Johnathon Henninger

On Tuesday, the Connecticut Senate voted unanimously to approve some fixes to the $41 billion two-year state budget it passed last month. The State House of Representatives takes up the bill on Wednesday.