Attorney General William Tong has joined several state coalitions objecting to the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrants.
Connecticut will receive a combined $17 million from two federal agencies to track opioid overdoses and expand access to treatment.
They say shortcomings at the Connecticut Port Authority demonstrate a need for greater oversight of quasi-public agencies, not their abandonment.
The Insurance Department was urged Wednesday to block rate hikes on the state’s health exchange. Critics called the years-long cycle of increases unsustainable.
Northern Correctional Facility was built to hold up to 584 of “the worst of the worst” inmates in the prison system. Today, there are fewer than 80 men living inside its oppressive walls.
I was dismayed that the failure of the Hartford plant at the end of 2018 was not a sufficient wake-up call to Connecticut leaders. Few people realize how close the state came to a public health crisis. While I agree the state critically needs visionary leadership on solid waste, relying on landfills is hardly visionary.