Connecticut Headlines

New Tax and Highway Tolls Discussed at State Capitol
News 8

Auditors: UConn ‘Burdened’ CT with $77M in ‘Unnecessary Interest Cost’
CT Mirror

Lawmakers Open to Property Tax Relief Lock Box
CT News Junkie

Health Insurer Cigna tops 2Q Earnings Forecast with $588M
New Haven Register

Walker Banks $100K for Presidential Bid in Greenwich
CT Post

Stonington Republicans Endorse Former Congressman Rob Simmons to Run for First Selectman
New London Day

Daily Headlines

CONNECTICUT HEADLINES

New Tax and Highway Tolls Discussed at State Capitol
News 8

Auditors: UConn ‘Burdened’ CT with $77M in ‘Unnecessary Interest Cost’
CT Mirror

Lawmakers Open to Property Tax Relief Lock Box
CT News Junkie

Health Insurer Cigna tops 2Q Earnings Forecast with $588M
New Haven Register

Walker Banks $100K for Presidential Bid in Greenwich
CT Post

Stonington Republicans Endorse Former Congressman Rob Simmons to Run for First Selectman
New London Day

NATIONAL HEADLINES

U.S. Economy Picked Up in Second Quarter After Better 2015 Start
Bloomberg

Patent Protection for Drugs Puts Pressure on U.S. in Trade Talks
New York Times

U.S. Pending Home Sales Dip, but Economists Say Not to Fret
Christian Science Monitor

U.S. Jobless Claims Increase, but Still Near Record Lows
Reuters

Business Groups Unleash K Street Blitz to Save Export-Import Bank
The Hill

Opinion: 7 New Zingers for Donald Trump
MarketWatch

National Headlines

U.S. Economy Picked Up in Second Quarter After Better 2015 Start
Bloomberg

Patent Protection for Drugs Puts Pressure on U.S. in Trade Talks
New York Times

U.S. Pending Home Sales Dip, but Economists Say Not to Fret
Christian Science Monitor

U.S. Jobless Claims Increase, but Still Near Record Lows
Reuters

Business Groups Unleash K Street Blitz to Save Export-Import Bank
The Hill

Opinion: 7 New Zingers for Donald Trump
MarketWatch

Lawmakers Elect their Leaders

With the 2014 elections over, new and returning lawmakers picked their leaders

Klarides First Woman to Lead House GOP

Rep. Themis Klarides, R-Derby, was elected House minority leader by acclamation

Malloy Says Win Affirms Message, Strategy

Although he struggled to with a sullen and weary electorate, he was able to win by 3 percentage points

How Towns Voted for Governor

This interactive map shows how Connecticut’s towns and cities voted

Malloy Claims Victory over Foley

Appeared poised to pull ahead of Republican challenger as neck-and-neck race for governor came to a close.

Democrats Hold onto Control of Legislature

Maintained their majority in the state Senate in Tuesday’s elections, with two races too close to call

Foley and Malloy Outcome Hard to Predict

One of the most contentious and aggressive races in the nation is close to the end