Brookings Institution

Funding for rail infrastructure uncertain
6:01 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Blumenthal to introduce rail safety bill; renews call for infrastructure bank

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal at the Metro-North station in West Haven, Conn. on Tuesday.
Credit Craig LeMoult

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says he's introducing a bill that would increase federal oversight of the U.S. rail system and require railroads to make safety improvements.  It’s not yet clear how some of that would be funded.

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Brookings Institution Study
12:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Fairfield County ranked top in country for foreign investment

A report released Friday by the Brookings Institution ranks Fairfield County, Connecticut as the top destination in the country for foreign investment.

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