Connecticut News

Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin and Cassandra Basler.

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Connecticut Governor-elect Ned Lamont announced the membership of his transition steering committee Thursday. It’s made up of a diverse group of individuals including business and labor leaders, as well as some former state officials.

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Connecticut’s two Native American-run casinos have both reported drops in revenue since the August opening of MGM’s new casino in Springfield, Mass.

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The State of Connecticut has given out the first in a series of grants to clean air projects as part of a $55 million settlement with Volkswagen. The money will help upgrade diesel vehicles, including the Block Island Express ferry.

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut said he welcomes an apparent Pentagon decision to suspend its refueling of Saudi Arabia’s military aircraft involved in the war in Yemen. But he said more needs to be done to stop the Saudi war effort and that his colleagues have now turned hostile to Saudi Arabia following the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Courtesy of George Logan

Incumbent Republican State Senator George Logan of Connecticut has been declared the winner against Democratic challenger Jorge Cabrera in the 17th District.