Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs
The U.S. energy secretary and Danish wind developer Orsted say they want American union workers to build offshore wind farms to dot the U.S. coastlines — the building trades workers who could otherwise be left out of a transition to renewable resources.
The Latest: Republican ends bid on primary day after arrest
WASHINGTON The Latest on Tuesday's elections (all times local):10:40 a.m.A Republican congressional candidate in Connecticut has abruptly ended his campaign on the day of his primary election following his arrest on a domestic assault charge. The state Republican Party says Thomas Gilmer was arrested late Monday and dropped out of the race because of the severity of the accusations." The party had endorsed Gilmer over his primary opponent. Wethersfield police say Gilmer was charged on a warrant with first-degree unlawful restraint and second-degree strangulation and posted a $5,000 bond. Gilmers campaign website was down, and he could not immediately be reached for comment.