State Budget Imposes New Demands On LIRR Service

Apr 3, 2019
Kathy Willens / AP

The New York State budget approved Monday requires the Long Island Rail Road to change the way it measures on-time performance, after the commuter railway reported its worst year in decades.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont says he will attempt to start to deal with the state’s underfunded public school teacher pension fund in his first budget.

Hartford Courant Journalists Seek To Unionize

Feb 12, 2019
Charles Krupa / AP

Members of the Hartford Courant newsroom say they want to form a union. The Courant is the latest newspaper owned by Tribune Publishing where journalists are pushing to organize.

Hans Pennink / AP

The state Senate races are among the closest contests in New York on November 6. Democrats need just one seat to take the majority away from Republicans. Spending on the races is growing intense, and accusations are flying.

Flanagan Goes After NYSUT On Campaign Spending

Oct 17, 2018
Mike Groll / AP

New York Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan has called the New York State United Teachers among the “forces of evil” for its campaign effort to end Republican control of the state Senate.