Skip to content

Latest News

Gov. Lamont highlights job opportunity resources for persons with disabilities

To commemorate October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Gov. Ned Lamont is highlighting the resources available to Connecticut residents with disabilities to “ensure that people with disabilities have full access to employment and involvement in their communities.” Among the resources available to persons with disabilities is Connecticut’s 10th Annual Disability Employment Resource Fair, which…

Oil spill lawsuit against State denied by Claims Commissioner

Oil spill lawsuit against State denied by Claims Commissioner

A lawsuit against the state of Connecticut related to an oil spill that seeped into a New Milford resident’s home and allegedly made the family sick has been denied by the Office of the Claims Commissioner. The complaint, originally filed on October 29th, 2015 by Shannon Coolbeth, claimed that the Connecticut Department of Energy and…

Clean slate: Connecticut’s new path to automatic pardons

In late 2010, Devon, a Hartford man, went on a string of armed robberies. Just 24 years old at the time, Devon, who is being identified by only his first name to protect his identity, robbed a liquor store, a jewlery store and set up his own friend to be robbed at gunpoint.  His spree…

Connecticut sees second-largest decrease in GDP in the country

Connecticut’s gross domestic product (GDP) saw the second-largest decrease in the country in the second quarter, part of an overall shrinkage in GDP across 40 states, according to new numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The decrease in gross economic output in Connecticut was largely due to decreases in the finance and…

Arguments heard in Title IX lawsuit to ban transgender athletes

A federal appellate court today heard arguments on whether or not Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in schools, protects the rights of transgender student-athletes. The case, Soule v. Connecticut Association of Schools, was brought by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a conservative Christian group that has been labeled as an extremist…

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.