By Bryce Covert on March 6, 2014
Connecticut's paid sick leave has come with low costs, negligible abuse, and a variety of benefits for its businesses.
By Alan Pyke on March 6, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) will be the third governor (and the first Republican) to block Congress's food stamp cuts in his state.
By Jeff Spross on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
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By Bryce Covert on January 7, 2014
The vast majority of the state's businesses support the paid sick days.
By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee on January 3, 2014
A look at some of the most immigrant-friendly state and local laws that took effect on January 1, 2014.
By Scott Keyes on January 2, 2014
While many Americans were watching sports or relaxing with family, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) was learning first-hand what it's like to live without a home.
By Rebecca Leber and Esther Yu-Hsi Lee on December 18, 2013
Although the year ended without a victory on an immigration reform bill, the reform movement achieved eight crucial victories in 2013.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 10, 2013
The federal government will determine if the University of Connecticut broke a gender equity law by failing to take rape cases seriously.
By Scott Keyes on November 15, 2013
Republicans had opposed allowing Election Day registration in Connecticut. Kevin Skulczyck (R) is grateful they failed.
By Adam Peck on November 4, 2013
Local and state police are on hand, along with multiple S.W.A.T teams.