CONNECTICUT

Coverage of Connecticut from New England Public Radio, NPR, and other NPR stations.

The state bond commission approved funding for a $10 million study of road tolls Wednesday.

With the Republican primary just three weeks away, all five GOP candidates for Connecticut governor tried to differentiate themselves at a debate at Sacred Heart University Tuesday afternoon.

The state bond commission will decide Wednesday whether to approve $10 million to fund a study of road tolls in the state.

Tatiana Melendez waited in the shade during a New England heat wave, ready to make a move.

“I got all the information for you, all right,” Melendez, 46, said as she handed a baggie of info to a passerby. “This is very good for you. For everybody doing sex.”

Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has asked a judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed in a Connecticut court by the families of several victims of the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

A cup of coffee.
Julius Schorzman / Creative Commons

A Japanese company is developing a novel way to connect college students to corporate recruiters: offer free coffee at its cafes in exchange for giving up some personal information.

Gavel.
Joe Gratz / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/joegratz

Six states, including Massachusetts, along with New York City are suing the federal government, saying it is unlawfully forcing them to engage in federal immigration enforcement to receive anti-crime funds.

Attorneys general in six states, including Connecticut and New York, are suing the Justice Department over a policy that would revoke federal public safety grants in so-called “sanctuary cities.”

The city of Hartford has selected RMS Companies to develop 32 properties surrounding Dunkin’ Donuts Park near the intersection of Albany Avenue and Main Street  -- an area known as “Downtown North.”

Connecticut is suing the federal government over Republican tax cuts. The $1.5 trillion cuts were signed by President Donald Trump in December and included a cap on federal deductions for state and local tax, or SALT.

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