WASHINGTON - Warding off the specter of election-year health insurance cancellations, the Obama administration Wednesday announced a two-year extension for individual policies that don't meet requirements of the new health care law.
HARTFORD - The General Assembly's Public Safety and Security Committee was scheduled on Tuesday to hear testimony on a proposal that would establish a maximum decibel level at movie theaters across the state.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes of creating jobs and narrowing the income gap between rich and poor.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The odds were even longer than usual inside one Atlantic City casino Wednesday morning. But that didn't deter more than 1,300 hopefuls from lining up before the sun rose and standing in a queue that wrapped around the inside of the building.