Craig LeMoult

Senior reporter

Craig produces sound-rich features and breaking news coverage for WSHU’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. His features have run nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as on Marketplace. Craig has won a number of national and regional awards for his reporting, including the national Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award feature reporting in 2011, first place awards in 2012 and 2009 from the national Public Radio News Directors Inc. and second place in 2007 from the national Society of Environmental Journalists. Craig is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Tufts University.

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Government
5:27 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Undocumented students push Malloy to change rules to allow for financial aid

A group of students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children are pressuring Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy to take executive action to make them eligible for institutional college financial aid.  Malloy doesn’t know if he can legally do that.

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Response to FRA "deep dive" investigation
7:33 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Metro-North making safety improvements recommended by feds

Credit Craig LeMoult

Metro-North announced on Thursday that the railroad is making a series of safety reforms that had been recommended by the Federal Railroad Administration.  The FRA made the recommendations following a number of recent accidents, including 2 derailments, one of them deadly. 

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Fence symbolically and literally divides neighbors
8:33 am
Tue May 13, 2014

New Haven starts removing controversial fence between public housing and neighboring Hamden

A front loader took down a section of the New Haven-Hamden fence on Monday
Credit Craig LeMoult

New Haven began demolishing a fence on Monday that for 50 years separated a public housing complex in the city from the town of Hamden.  For some, the fence had become a symbol of racial and economic division between two communities.

Read more about economic disparity issues in Connecticut at our State of Disparity blog.

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Latest company to get state funds
6:20 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Malloy signs $400M tax credit deal for UTC

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a law Friday  establishing a $400 million tax credit deal with United Technologies Corporation. The company can redeem the earned research and development tax credits at an accelerated rate. In return, UTC must spend up to $500 million to upgrade and expand facilities at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Sikorsky in Stratford and UTC Aerospace in Windsor Locks.

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Looking back at CT session & forward to gov's race
6:16 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Malloy celebrates Conn. session, Cafero differs

Conn. House Minority Leader Larry Cafero
Credit CT-N

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said Thursday the legislative session that just ended has improved the state’s financial footing. The Democratic Governor says he’s proud lawmakers in his party passed a budget that was balanced and did not raise taxes. With an eye towards the upcoming gubernatorial election, Malloy pledged not to raise taxes if re-elected. Republican House Minority Leader Larry Cafero says he doesn't believe that promise. 

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