Connecticut Considers Expanding Freight Rail System

Jun 8, 2018
Courtesy of Pixabay

This week, the Connecticut Port Authority announced that the state is moving forward with a $500,000 study at the Port of New Haven.

Courtesy of Pixabay

Six towns in Fairfield County are under permanent water restrictions this year. That includes for the first time Newtown and Westport.

Stephan Savoia / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has vetoed a bill that would have allowed small businesses to take advantage of a state tax break that’s now only available to large manufacturers. The tax break is for hiring apprentices. Malloy says he is worried it would allow small businesses to sell the credits to wealthy individuals looking for tax loopholes.

Karen DeWitt / WAMC

Government reform groups are urging the New York State Assembly to pass two bills that have already been approved in the Senate that would reform New York’s economic development programs. They say it’s needed more than ever on the eve of another federal corruption trial involving Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs.

Mike Groll / AP

The business of the evenly divided New York State Senate remains stalled, as advocacy groups pressed for their bills to be acted on before the session ends in two weeks.