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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will not seek re-election. The two-term Democratic governor announced his decision at a news conference Thursday afternoon at the Capitol in Hartford.

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A bipartisan group of legislators and advocates are urging passage of a bill that would allow all pregnant women in Connecticut access to insurance coverage for pre- and post-natal care.

Tax day is just a week away, but as you hurry to get your return in, experts say you must also take more care than ever to protect your identity.

The first round of the French elections takes place April 23, a vote that’s expected to be momentous for Europe. It might seem a long way away, but the outcome might also be very important to Connecticut. 

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently urged cities, counties, and states to honor federal immigration detainer requests, saying if they don’t, they could lose federal money. Specifically, if an immigrant here illegally is arrested, he wants local law enforcement to continue to hold onto that person until federal immigration officials can pick them up.

But Connecticut officials say it’s not that easy -- and it may not be lawful. 

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After a presentation from the president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Regents for Higher Education adopted the framework of a plan for sweeping administrative consolidations on Thursday.

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Gypsy moths have been with Nutmeggers for a while. The pest was first detected in Stonington in 1905, and by the mid-20th century, spread statewide. The pests hurt trees, annoy homeowners, and in recent years -- have been growing in number. 

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Two of the state's largest school systems picked new superintendents recently, leaving only one major city -- New Haven -- without a permanent full-time leader. 

When it comes to fiscal crises, Connecticut is not alone. A new study shows two thirds of states nationwide are also facing budget shortfalls this year or next, and its authors say they need to think differently about their finances. 

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The state Department of Transportation is sharing its prize money from the Q bridge with New Haven Promise students.

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State officials have urged immigrant families to make plans for their children, in case parents are deported. Connecticut may be home to as many as 22,000 U.S. citizen children, whose parents are undocumented. 

New Haven Asks: What Makes A City A Sanctuary?

Mar 28, 2017
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Municipalities in Connecticut and across the country have taken steps to protect undocumented immigrants. But what makes a so-called sanctuary city? 

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Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare have officially failed, and President Donald Trump said he's waiting for the health insurance marketplace to explode. But what will that mean for Connecticut?

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Hartford residents gathered Thursday at a city school to talk about a report that found the school district failed to protect students from abuse and neglect for the last decade. District leaders have a plan in place to address this longstanding problem.

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One of the federal agencies that would disappear under any implementation of the Trump budget proposal is the National Endowment for the Arts. Federal funding of the arts can be controversial, but in Connecticut, its beneficiaries argue that it’s misunderstood.

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