The Republican leader in the Connecticut House of Representatives says lawmakers should not take up Governor Dannel Malloy's latest criminal-justice reform bill when they return to the state Capitol for a special session on the state budget.
A last-minute offer by electric carmaker Tesla Motors to open a regional distribution center in Connecticut may not be enough to persuade lawmakers to pass a bill allowing the company to sell its vehicles directly to consumers.
A Vermont refugee official says the city of Rutland was one of a number of communities across the state that offered to host Syrian refugees who will be coming to the United States in the weeks and months to come.
New York's highest court says DNA evidence presented by prosecutors must be accompanied at trial by at least one analyst involved in the critical stages of its processing or who independently analyzed the raw data.
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and his fellow Democrats in the General Assembly are at odds over how to fix the projected $922 million deficit in next fiscal year's approximate $20 billion budget.
Connecticut officials are planning to expand methadone treatment to prisoners across the state over the next year or so, in what authorities believe would be the first statewide prison program in the country to use the drug to help inmates avoid withdrawal symptoms and overdoses.
NEW YORK (AP) — In newly released documents, federal prosecutors say former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver abused his power to help two women, including a lobbyist, with whom he had extramarital affairs.
The Massachusetts State Police have formed a new unit to investigate incidents of human trafficking involving juveniles. Republican Lt.Gov. Karyn Polito announced the creation of the three-member team Tuesday.