CONNECTICUT

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

Connecticut's Democratic candidates for governor, Joe Ganim (left) and Ned Lamont.
Ryan Caron King / Lori Mack / Connecticut Public Radio

In Connecticut and Vermont, Tuesday is primary election day. In Connecticut, voters will take the first step to replacing outgoing Governor Dannel Malloy. 

Voting in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Robin Lubbock / WBUR

There are changes in store for the long-time alternative publication The Valley Advocate. In a cost-cutting move, the Advocate will now be supervised by the arts and culture editor at The Daily Hampshire Gazette

Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim was more aggressive Tuesday in questioning why Ned Lamont might be reluctant to support a convicted extortionist for governor than Lamont was in challenging Ganim’s fitness to lead Connecticut after seven years in prison for using his office to routinely shake down city contractors for bribes.

A pocket of eastern Connecticut where hundreds, if not thousands, of homeowners are struggling with crumbling foundations has become a popular stop for political candidates seeking statewide office in this year's election.

Hartford is one of the 10 fastest growing small markets for tech talent this year, according to a report from CBRE, a commercial real estate firm.

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