CONNECTICUT

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

State officials say they’ll fight a White House proposal to loosen pollution standards for new vehicles. Many leaders are fearful the Republican idea will put federal mandates ahead of state law.

Hartford City Hall.
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A Connecticut city official who was forced out of her council seat for changing her party affiliation says she wants to retire, but first the city says she must pay back the money earned after her party switch. 

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.

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