Supreme Court refuses to delay release of 10,000 California inmates despite safety warning


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates by year's end.
 
 
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for dams
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa...
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court ruling
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two...
 

NY to refund gay couples forced to pay estate tax
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York says it will give same-sex spouses refunds for estate taxes they were...
 

German home-schoolers to appeal to Supreme Court
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany in order to home school their...
 

Quinnipiac poll: Virginians favor same-sex unions
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fifty percent of registered Virginia voters support same-sex marriage compared...
 

Calif. court declines to stop gay marriages
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage...
 

Opponents want Calif. court to stop gay weddings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of same-sex marriage on Friday demanded that the California Supreme...
 

Ill. Supreme Court ends challenge to abortion law
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court ended a lengthy and emotionally charged legal appeal...
 

Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue
DENVER (AP) — The ad seems like an artifact from an earlier political era — a grainy mug shot of...
 
 
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Connecticut Politics


State dollars to beef up school security
Governor Dannel Malloy wants to see more state dollars earmarked for local school districts to beef up their security systems.
 

Face-off over proposed tax cuts
A fight in Hartford could end up affecting your pocketbook: Democrats and Republicans are facing off over proposed tax cuts.
 

Virginia AG to fight state's gay marriage…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) ? Gay marriage moved closer to gaining its first foothold in the South when Virginia's attorney general…
 

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U.S. Congressional News


House worker yells during vote, escorted…
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote…
 

GOP pushes rising stars amid calls for…
BOSTON (AP) — Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their…
 

7 Democrats, 5 Republicans vying for US…
BOSTON (AP) — Seven Democrats and three Republicans have qualified for the primary ballot in the state's special election…
 

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White House News


Obama cancels US-Egyptian military exercise
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has scrapped joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises scheduled for next month,…
 

Obama to address situation in Egypt this…
CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first statement on the rapidly deteriorating situation in…
 

With kids at camp, Obama finds time for…
WEST TISBURY, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is filling his Martha's Vineyard vacation with golf, visits with friends…
 

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Connecticut (change)

 
Connecticut has 169 cities and towns, which serve as the fundamental local political subdivision of the state. Connecticut is the 5th of the original thirteen United States.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Dan Malloy
Lieutenant Governor: Nancy Wyman
Attorney General: George Jepsen
State Treasurer: Denise L. Nappier

Contacting the White House and Congress

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