Connecticut students better than average at repaying college loans

Students taking on federal student loans to attend Connecticut schools do about the same or better at repaying that debt than students at schools across the country, but the type of school makes a difference. Nationwide, schools had an average default rate — the percentage of borrowers in the repayment phase who are in default — of about about 10.7 percent in fiscal year 2013.

Database: Clinton continues trouncing Trump for Connecticut dollars

Updated Oct. 25, 2016 – Democrat Hillary Clinton has left Republican Donald Trump in the dust in terms of Connecticut fund-raising, according to the latest batch of FEC reports. Explore all CT individual contributions with our database below

The Federal Election Commission’s individual contributions report, the last that will be released at the state level before the Nov. 8 election, show Clinton hauling in $1.15 million in September, while Trump raised $104,931.