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Stories with person: Ben Barnes
  • Tolls, taxes may fund Connecticut transportation overhaul 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 3:25 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Highway tolls, private-sector sponsorships and asset sales were some of the early ideas discussed Tuesday as possible ways to help pay for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed $100 billion, 30-year overhaul of Connecticut's transportation system.

  • Mental health funding cuts stir outcry in Connecticut 
    Updated: Apr-19-15 9:32 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an outcry from advocates and families of Newtown massacre victims in Connecticut, who warn patients will suffer from a lack of services.