CONNECTICUT

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

The partial government shutdown is taking its toll on furloughed employees and those who are forced to work without pay at Bradley International Airport. 

The American Shakespeare Theatre, where actors like Katharine Hepburn once walked the boards, is no more. The theatre building in Stratford, Connecticut, burned down over the weekend.

Connecticut’s insurance industry has been taking stock of its year, and a new report says the state should still pride itself on being the insurance capital of the world.

An IRS office in western Massachusetts is closed during the shutdown.
Nancy Eve Cohen / NEPR

Two state lawmakers from western Massachusetts, Jo Comerford and Mindy Domb, sent Governor Charlie Baker a letter asking him to provide emergency funding for food banks if the federal shutdown goes on long enough to impact food stamp benefits.

Senior citizens and residents living below the poverty line may soon struggle to meet their basic food needs because of the government shutdown.

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