New Hampshire Primary
Polls have begun to close in New Hampshire, where Democrats and Republicans voted today in the nation's first presidential primary.On the Democratic side, the race has been all about Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Sanders has led by wide margins in New Hampshire polls for months. He's a known quantity to New Hampshire voters, who often reward candidates from neighboring states with strong primary showings. Hillary Clinton's campaign has been working hard to set diminished expectations here, and...
When the city of Hartford needed land for its $350 million stadium and downtown development project, it couldn’t come to an agreement with a certain property owner on a price. So the city took some of the land it wanted by force, and decided to pay $1.9 million for it -- an amount its owner said was "wholly inadequate." Now, the matter is in court, and the two sides are in front of a judge arguing over how much the city should actually pay.
Governor Dannel Malloy’s transportation goals for the state include a plan to widen the entire length of I-95 in Connecticut. The state’s transportation commissioner said on WNPR Friday that the widening plan is actually tied to congestion pricing to discourage highway use.
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