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Chris Healy, former chair of the Connecticut GOP, is pleasantly surprised that the state’s delegation has front row seats at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Healy is an alternate delegate at the convention. He says Connecticut Republicans didn’t overwhelmingly vote for Donald Trump in the state’s April 26th primary, so he can’t quite figure out how the state got such good seats in front of the main podium.

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has created a permanent task force to protect exploited immigrant workers.

Cuomo says in the past year the state has ordered over 1,500 businesses to repay nearly $4 million to 7,500 workers who were cheated out of their pay. The new task force will make permanent and combine two existing task forces made up of labor and business leaders.

DeLauro Introduces Rail Safety Act

Jul 20, 2016
Craig Ruttle / AP

U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced a train safety bill to make sure train conductors aren't exhausted on the job.

Karen DeWitt / WSHU

Wendy Long, the Republican who is challenging Chuck Schumer for his U.S. Senate seat in New York, spoke to members of the New York delegation to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Wednesday morning.  

Tappan Zee Bridge Reopens After Crane Collapse

Jul 20, 2016
David Leibstein / AP

All but one lane of the Tappan Zee Bridge will be open for the morning rush hour following a crane accident that shut the bridge for hours Tuesday afternoon.

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