Two United States senators from opposite sides of the country are calling on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to release his tax returns. The staunch Democrats are also pushing legislation that would require it.
Federal officials including those from the Department of Homeland Security recently held a discussion with state leaders from across the country to offer support in protecting election systems from cyberattacks and hacks. Connecticut’s Denise Merrill is the president of the National Association of Secretaries of State. The Democrat tells WAMC it would be extremely difficult and highly improbable to hack Connecticut’s election systems given the established security measures. Merrill also discussed how the state's election systems worked during August's primary elections and the state's new registrar certification program.
A Massachusetts trucker who blocked traffic for more than an hour has been fined $2,000 by Vermont State Police for ignoring numerous signs that prohibit large trucks on the road up Mount Mansfield through Smugglers Notch.
The family of a federal firefighter from Vermont who was killed while battling a wildfire near the Nevada-Utah line says he had a passion for people and the outdoors, and had hoped to become a paramedic.
Developers say construction on a wind turbine project in the Green Mountain National Forest will begin within the next few months after state regulators approved an agreement that aims to protect nearby bear habitat.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is bringing his campaign to Connecticut once again. Saturday's planned 7:30 p.m. rally at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield marks the first time the businessman has campaigned in the state since becoming the GOP's nominee.