by Alan Pyke Posted 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 Posted 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.
by Bryce Covert Posted on January 7, 2014
The vast majority of the state's businesses support the paid sick days.
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by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted 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 Posted 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, Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 18, 2013 Updated: December 19, 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 Posted on December 10, 2013 Updated: 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 Posted on November 15, 2013 Updated: November 15, 2013
Republicans had opposed allowing Election Day registration in Connecticut. Kevin Skulczyck (R) is grateful they failed.
by Adam Peck Posted on November 4, 2013 Updated: November 6, 2013
Local and state police are on hand, along with multiple S.W.A.T teams.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 25, 2013
After seven women came forward to allege that UConn isn't doing enough to protect victims of sexual assault, state lawmakers are demanding action.