CONNECTICUT

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

A powerful purple protein that could help cure certain types of blindness has made its way from a tiny Farmington laboratory all the way up to the International Space Station.

Outgoing Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy acknowledged capacity problems on a newly-established rail line.
Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Outgoing Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has acknowledged that there have been some capacity problems on a newly-established rail line.

Connecticut passengers without certain train tickets continue to experience second-class treatment on Amtrak trains servicing the Hartford Line.

Some Connecticut Democrats support repealing the state's estate tax.
Michelle Lee / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/michellerlee

A Connecticut law banning employers from asking job-seekers about past wages goes into effect next week, and supporters hope it will narrow the gap in wages between men and women.

A new federal report says Connecticut experienced one of the largest year-to-year percentage increases in homelessness. But state officials and advocates say Hurricane Maria had a major impact on those numbers.

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