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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's former closest aide received a prison sentence of six years after being convicted of illegally gaining over $300,000 in bribery schemes.

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In Connecticut the two major party candidates running for governor are promising to fix the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Democrat Ned Lamont says he’d improve customer service by upgrading technology at the DMV. Republican Bob Stefanowski would like to privatize the agency.

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls is collaborating with five local non-profits to develop a program designed to fight sexual violence in Fairfield County.  

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is taking steps to improve communication with Shore Line East rail customers and improve the reliability of its aging trains.

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Dozens of energy companies are competing for a bid to provide sustainable energy in Connecticut. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says it received more than 100 submissions to buy 12 million megawatts of electricity from zero-carbon sources.