CONNECTICUT

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

Since 2003 Connecticut’s Special Transportation Fund has been shored up by diverting $3.7 billion from the state’s General Fund. That’s the finding of an analysis just released by Governor Ned Lamont’s budget office.

"Waiting" by Carl Joe Williams is painted on a twin mattress.
Carl Joe Williams, "Waiting," 2016. Mixed media on mattress. Copyright Carl Joe Williams. 79.5 x 59.5 x 7.5 in. (201.9 x 151.1 x 19.1 cm). / The Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art, Asbury, NJ PFF 338

"Afrocosmologies: American Reflections," at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, is an exhibit of more than 100 paintings and sculptures that weave a historic, generational story of black American art.

Connecticut’s Department of Education said it’s ready to help school districts take in Puerto Rican students evacuated from the island because of recent earthquakes.

The state’s commissioner of energy and environmental protection said Wednesday that Connecticut is being forced to invest in natural gas plants it doesn’t want or need.

Connecticut Congressional Candidate Involved In Ukraine Scandal

Jan 15, 2020

Robert F. Hyde, a Simsbury construction company owner, Trump donor and a Republican candidate for the U.S. House, is now a figure in the presidential impeachment inquiry after documents suggest he spied on the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch.

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