Murphy Promotes Cheesy Idea


Senator Chris Murphy this week introduced legislation with Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey to establish a $5 million grant program to assist small-scale cheese producers. Murphy says the grant program would give preferences to cheese producers who use local or regional milk to make cheese, and ...READ MORE

ESPN+ service launches April 12


Disney will launch ESPN+, its new sports-focused streaming service, on April 12. ESPN+ will be the company’s first direct-to-consumer TV service. Subscribers will be able to watch live events from sports like MLB, NHL, MLS, boxing, golf, tennis, rugby, cricket and several college teams. Customers ...READ MORE

How to find out if your Facebook data was stolen


Some Facebook users can now see whether their data may have been obtained by political data firm Cambridge Analytica. On Monday, the social media giant began rolling out a “see how you’re affected” tool at the top of News Feeds to inform users if they’re among the tens of millions of ...READ MORE

Blumenthal Continues Focus on Gun Debate


Although Monday’s town hall discussion with Branford High School students and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal was advertised as one that would tackle a myriad of topics, it was clear from the start that the issue of guns in would dominate. In the hour-plus discussion at Branford High School, ...READ MORE

Malloy Applaud Passage of Energy Bill


Governor Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Rob Klee are applauding the Connecticut General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee for voting today to approve Senate Bill 9, An Act Concerning Connecticut’s Energy Future.  The legislation ...READ MORE

Should Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Resign?


Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty is facing calls for her resignation after admitting to keeping her chief of staff on after he threatened another staff member.  The details of the events reported by The Washington Post and Hearst Connecticut media troubled some of Esty’s closest allies, like ...READ MORE

Opinion: Why I Don’t Celebrate Easter


I don’t celebrate Easter. I don’t dye eggs, I don’t make — or buy — baskets filled with goodies, I don’t read online about the Easter bunny and I haven’t dressed up on an Easter Sunday in years. I don’t even acknowledge it’s holiday. I grew up ...READ MORE