Come January, the nation will have a president and Congress that have pledged repeatedly to repeal Obamacare. But in the meantime, there’s a sign-up period going on for people to buy coverage through the insurance exchanges created by the health law. So what happens now?
WASHINGTON – The day after Donald Trump’s stunning victory, Connecticut lawmakers said they would give the new president-elect a honeymoon period, but it may be short lived.
Automatic recounts will be held to review the 14-vote re-election of Rep. James Albis, D-East Haven, and the 54-vote win by Democrat Liz Linehan of Cheshire for an open seat.
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Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said Wednesday that Democrats will retain a working majority in an evenly divided Senate next year through an alliance with Democratic Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, who can break ties as the presiding officer. But GOP leader Len Fasano says, “We are now a chamber of equals.”
A Canadian offers his advice on how our neighbors to the north might be able to help America assimilate the outcome of Tuesday’s election. Cape Breton, he points out, isn’t all that inviting.
Two weeks ago, New Haven police arrested 13 sex workers in a sting operation in Fair Haven. The arrestees, all women, were charged with prostitution. Afterwards, the police department sent the womens’ mug shots, along with a press release, to local media. Several news outlets published the mug shots online.