Malcolm Tang
Staff Reporter
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Democrat could become CT’s first black woman in Congress

When Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-New Britain, resigned in April, few expected the race to fill her seat to yield much drama. But the primaries, which […]

Federal program will lower capital gains taxes

Residents in seven New Haven neighborhoods may soon be paying lower capital gains taxes thanks to a federal tax program, though not everyone is enthusiastic […]

Scandal-plagued juvenile detention center closes

When the Connecticut Juvenile Training School was constructed, proponents said it would be a modern, state-of-the-art facility for juvenile delinquents. Instead, it left behind a […]

Abhay Rangray
CT schools see narrowing achievement gap

Two sets of data released last week brought good news for students in Connecticut’s lower-performing school districts: They are catching up to the rest of […]

Gun control bills advance in capitol

While a shooter attacked the YouTube headquarters in California last Tuesday, the Judiciary Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly elected to advance legislation that would […]

Pot legalization bill clears committee

Residents across Connecticut are one step closer to being able to legally light up a doobie.

Assembly considers pot legalization bills

The Connecticut General Assembly has held four hearings over the last three weeks on proposed legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, though time may be running […]

Connecticut lags in income growth

Connecticut may enjoy the highest personal income in the nation, but its standing is eroding. According to a report released on Tuesday by the federal […]

State Senate rejects Malloy’s chief justice pick

Following a month of controversy, recriminations and marathon hearings, the Connecticut Senate on Tuesday voted down the nomination of Andrew McDonald as the chief justice […]

Communities mixed on Tweed expansion

The General Assembly held its first hearing to discuss a bill to expand the runway on March 19, revealing a stark division between local officials and the communities that surround the airport.

Malloy launches drug awareness campaign

In response to the nationwide opioid epidemic, Connecticut is redoubling its efforts to curb the crisis through a new public awareness campaign. Announced by Gov. […]