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Monthly unemployment reports delayed

Shutdown delays labor reports.

Malloy: Shutdown “no way to run a government”

Governor says he's not optimistic any lessons were learned from shutdown.

Sikorsky dodges furlough bullet

Pentagon sends employees back to work.

Himes warns of debt default

Congressman calls for deficit reduction.

Former congressman, Norwalk mayor dies

Donald J. Irwin, a long-time public servant and U.S. Army veteran, died Sunday at age 86 in Norwalk.

Amtrak CEO warns of insufficient funding

CEO Joe Boardman said the upcoming expiration of the 2008 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA) represents an opportunity to advance new investment initiatives

Obama in Hartford to push Congress on gun control

President Barack Obama is expected to urge Congress to approve expanded federal gun regulations in a speech this afternoon at the University of Hartford.

Lesser crops eye better insurance via Maloney bill

U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney seeks to ensure the viability of small-scale crop production.

State budget braces for sequester

Unless U.S. Congress members take further action, Connecticut officials are bracing for roughly $58.7 million in lost federal funding for the 2013 fiscal year.

Countdown to midnight

With the sequester set to go into effect by the end of the day, President Obama has called top congressional leaders to the White House to discuss additional ways to avoid the roughly $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts, according to news reports.

Sequester could cost New York state $275 million

New York state could lose more than $275 million in funding if Congress doesn't act by March 1 to avert the spending cuts.

Representatives applaud Sandy aid

Connecticut's U.S. Congress representatives applauded Feb. 6 the $71.8 million funding granted to Connecticut residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Port Chester coin company socked with $750K fine

National Collector’s Mint Inc. has been fined $750,000 over charges that it deceived customers.

Mixed reviews for cliff-averting bill

A Westchester tax professor and an economist look at the impact of the tax legislation enacted by Congress.

Congress passes tax agreement

In an attempt to avoid the fiscal cliff, before large tax increases and spending cuts took effect Jan. 1, Congress passed a tax agreement to allow income taxes to increase on the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans.