Washington – Teaming up with one of the most conservative members of the House of Representatives, Rep. Elizabeth Esty scored a legislative win Monday with House approval of a bill aimed at supporting studies in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
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If politics is the art of compromise, then Lyndon Johnson may have been the greatest artist of all time, because as president he was able to bring Republicans and Democrats together and paint a picture of a better society. His masterpiece was the historic, though highly controversial, civil rights legislation of the 1960s.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elizabeth Esty's bill to support science- and math-based education and teachers in those disciplines sailed through the House with bipartisan support Monday.
WASHINGTON -- There's nothing like being there, as the saying goes -- and for Dr. Robert Bedoukian, of Danbury, on Tuesday, "there" was the White House.
Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Cheshire, is asking the government to create a convenient way for the public to give money to programs that support families of fallen service members.
NEW BRITAIN — The seventh-inning stretch arrived just in time Thursday night at New Britain Stadium.
Naturalization ceremonies had just concluded on DATTCO Plaza down the left field line when "God Bless America," a seventh-inning tradition during Rock Cats baseball games, burst from the public address system, welcoming a smiling group of new American citizens.
DANBURY -- Danbury High School students have the chance to become technology engineers during a state summer mobile app designing project.
The pilot project for the CT Pre-Engineering Program is to stimulate students' knowledge and aptitude for science, technology, engineering and math.
MERIDEN — The thousands of Central American children traveling across the U.S. border are not just doing so to flee gangs, poverty and violence.
They are also getting the message from parents and relatives here in the U.S. that children have a free pass, said Ellen Messali, staff attorney for the International Institute of Connecticut.
DANBURY -- South Korea may not import a lot from the United States, but power plants creating nearly 100 megawatts of power in the country were built right here in Connecticut by FuelCell Energy.