CONNECTICUT

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

Republican candidates for governor of Connecticut are pushing proposals to eliminate or scale back the state’s income tax.

Two Central American migrant children sent to Connecticut after being separated from their parents at the border have been reunited with their parents and the families released into the community.

After speaking at a New England Council breakfast on July 16, 2018, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told reporters that the U.S. government needs to offer a strong response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Katie Lannan / State House News Service

U.S. Senators from Massachusetts and Connecticut reacted negatively Monday to President Trump’s one-on-one meeting and joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Two immigrant children detained in Connecticut are scheduled to be reunited with their parents Monday after having been separated during an asylum attempt at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy, according to a federal prosecutor.

Small and midsize Connecticut aerospace companies are once again planning to make their presence felt at Europe’s largest air show this summer. 

Brett Kavanaugh addresses the audience at Trump's nomination press conference on July 9, 2018.
D. Myles Cullen / The White House

U.S. Senators from Massachusetts and Connecticut have spoken out against President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Attorneys for two children detained in Connecticut after being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked a judge to order that they be reunited with their families immediately. Dozens of people rallied outside a district courthouse in Bridgeport today in support of the children.

The new United Soccer League team that will play home games in a re-constructed Dillon Stadium will be called Hartford Athletic.

A new unit at Connecticut's York Correctional Institution was formally unveiled Monday. The specialized unit focuses on preparing young women offenders for life after prison.

Three major insurance companies that have called Hartford home for more than a century are helping bail it out of financial trouble. Aetna, Travelers and the Hartford Financial Services group have paid the city $10 million this fiscal year, the first of five installments the companies have pledged to pay over the next five years.

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