Government & Politics

Courtesy of the Suffolk County Legislature

Suffolk County lawmakers will try to tighten legislative control over how asset forfeiture money is spent. This comes after a report that forfeiture funds paid for bonuses in the Suffolk DA’s office.  

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On Friday, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut introduced a bill to block President Donald Trump’s so-called “Refugee Ban.”

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Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman announced on Thursday that she won’t be running for governor in 2018, clearing the way for a fresh face in the governor’s office.


A Connecticut lawmaker is criticizing state legislative leaders for taking over CT-N, the public affairs cable channel and website that has covered the state legislature and government since 1999.

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Connecticut's state budget debate is least for now. On Wednesday Connecticut’s House of Representatives passed fixes to the state budget that were approved by the State Senate on Tuesday.