Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D., Conn.) announced on Monday her retirement from Congress in the wake of revelations that she kept a senior staffer employed for three months after learning he sexually harassed and threatened to kill another co-worker.
The Hartford Courant, the largest newspaper in Connecticut, called on Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D., Conn.) to resign Friday over allegations she kept her chief of staff Tony Baker on the payroll for three months after finding out he left a voicemail threatening the life of one of her former female aides.
Two of the most liberal states in the country killed off legislation that would have legalized assisted suicide.
Firefighters in New Haven, Conn., are attempting to cut ties with the state union after a dispute over representation and contributions.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D.) came out this week in support of a push for lawmakers to strike any mention of the National Rifle Association from state statutes, saying that the Second Amendment group has “in essence become a terrorist organization.”
Several angry Connecticut parents took their children out of school this week when they learned Ivanka Trump was making a surprise visit, local media reported.
Democrats have failed since Election Day in November to take any Republican-controlled seats in four special elections in blue states, despite hefty investment from the Democratic Party.