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President Trump may tap money intended for a new pier at the Groton sub base and other military construction to fund his border wall.
Though Connecticut legislators tend to shy away from controversial issues during re-election years, Senate Democrats insisted Thursday that legalization of recreational marijuana use still could be enacted this year if bundled with social justice components.
The proposal would create a mechanism for the oversight of DOC procedures, and strengthen incarcerated people's social bonds to their communities and families.
Connecticut will join 20 other states challenging Trump administration regulations regarding the online release of plans for 3D-printed firearms.
As House managers begin to make their case for Trump's removal, Senate Democrats appeal to American voters to pressure their GOP colleagues to allow witnesses and documents that have been blocked from release by the White House..
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Critics of truck tolls in Connecticut are scoffing at the idea that tolls are a baby that anyone could love. But there’s plenty to celebrate about a proposal that will help Connecticut raise badly needed funds and build a transportation system for the future.
Connecticut stands at what can best be described as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) crossroads. If we are to strengthen and expand our economy, prepare our young people for not only jobs but careers, and reaffirm Connecticut’s legacy as a small but mighty bastion of ingenuity and innovation, we must play the long game, and we must intensify our efforts sooner rather than later.
Despite the enormous scientific advances in our understanding of the adverse impact of lead on children’s healthy development, lead poisoning remains a serious health concern for parents and children in poor urban centers such as Hartford. Exposure to even low levels of lead causes long-term intellectual deficits, academic failure, and adverse social and economic consequences, which perpetuates the cycle of poverty among affected children and their families.
Middle-class retirees, Baby Boomers, older Americans – whatever you want to call them – seem to be the forgotten cohort among advocates and policymakers clamoring for state tax relief for select groups.
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