Connecticut

Sue Ogrocki / AP

Connecticut environmental groups say they oppose President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Oklahoma Republican Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency.  

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A Connecticut businessman wants to launch a fleet of boats to ferry organic food from Long Island and Connecticut farms to restaurants on both sides of Long Island Sound.

19 States To Raise Minimum Wage On January 1

Dec 21, 2016
Mark Lennihan / AP

Nineteen states, including New York and Connecticut, are ringing in the New Year by raising their minimum wage.

Long Island’s minimum wage will increase to $10 an hour, New York City goes to $11 and the rest of state will start the year at $9.70, and increase to $10.40 in July.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., says he hopes President-elect Donald Trump will use $160 million in an act he co-sponsored to combat state-sponsored propaganda overseas. President Obama signed the act into law this month.

Julio Cortez / AP

Attorneys general in eight states and the District of Columbia have settled an inquiry into the on-call scheduling policies of several major retailers, resulting in more predictable work schedules for some 50,000 workers.

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