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Stories with organization: Connecticut state government
  • Connecticut court stands by decision eliminating execution 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 2:50 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday stood by its decision to eliminate the state's death penalty, but the fate of capital punishment in the Constitution State technically remains unsettled.

  • Court says fired UBS worker had right to free speech 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 3:27 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - A former worker at a subsidiary of the Swiss banking giant UBS AG won a legal fight over free speech rights Monday after claiming he was illegally fired in 2008 for repeatedly warning that properties held in the company's investment funds were overvalued by millions of dollars.

  • Gov. Malloy orders flags lowered after Oregon shooting 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 11:44 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered flags lowered to half-staff in honor of the nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college campus.

  • Connecticut agency to play key role in Anthem/Cigna merger story has photos
    Updated: Oct-03-15 10:44 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's Department of Insurance is playing a major role in a deal that could create the nation's largest health insurer, leading a 26-state review of Anthem Inc.'s proposed merger with Bloomfield-based Cigna.

  • Extra drinking water infrastructure funds in limbo 
    Updated: Sep-26-15 8:46 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - It's questionable whether Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration will borrow $50 million to help fix aging drinking water infrastructure across Connecticut, funds some public water systems have been counting on to make needed repairs.

  • Measure in Ohio Senate defends Wright brothers' 1st flight 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 1:57 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A resolution repudiating Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat the Wright brothers as first in flight has gotten its initial airing in the Ohio Senate.

  • Ex-convict a step closer to regaining Bridgeport mayor post story has photos
    Updated: Sep-17-15 5:45 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Former Mayor and ex-convict Joe Ganim says the people of Bridgeport have spoken in nominating him as the city's Democratic mayoral candidate. But incumbent Bill Finch is vowing a fight all the way to the November general election.

  • Workers who weren't hurt in power plant blast seek lost pay 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 12:36 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - More than 40 workers who weren't injured but lost their jobs after a deadly power plant explosion in Connecticut are hoping the state Supreme Court allows them to sue several contractors for hundreds of thousands of dollars in missed wages.

  • Connecticut court bars release of arsenic killer's records 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 5:13 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Records related to the mental hospital incarceration of a serial killer who inspired the play and 1944 movie "Arsenic and Old Lace" don't have to be made public, the state Supreme Court ruled in a decision released Monday.