Connecticut

Johnathon Henninger

After years of being in the red, the state of Connecticut now has a surplus of more than $1 billion because of higher than expected income tax collections since the beginning of the year. Democrats and Republicans have different ideas about what to do with the money.

Courtesy of New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail line will be open for business on June 16.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy thanked lawmakers and officials working in child welfare and juvenile justice for closing Connecticut Juvenile Training School last week. That was the state’s last locked facility for kids run by the Department of Children and Families, or DCF.

Alexander F. Yuan / AP

The Connecticut House of Representatives has approved a resolution to amend the State’s Constitution to allow for a system of early voting. The resolution passed on Thursday by a vote of 81-65 today.

Report: Metro-North Beats LIRR In Efficiency

Apr 19, 2018
John Minchillo / AP

A report from the Citizens Budget Commission, or CBC, that compares Metro-North Railroad to the Long Island Rail Road has shown that Metro-North is significantly more efficient than the LIRR.

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