In CT Mirror’s first conversation previewing the session, John Dankosky talks with Mark Pazniokas, Jenna Carlesso and Kasturi Pananjady.
The next stage of vaccine distribution and administration, known as Phase 1B, could begin as early as this month.
The General Assembly begins its session Wednesday outside a Capitol closed due to COVID-19. Protests are in the forecast.
And now we are the victim of a brazen cyber-attack that is so massively destructive that we cannot even calculate the extent of the damage. What do we do? Our leaders will likely say (and are saying) that we must build far greater offensive cyber weapons and then brutally retaliate and thus hold “them” accountable. “America must retaliate, and not just with sanctions,” Sen. Marco Rubio proclaimed. That will deter “them” and any “Other” from attacking us again. And then- and then- who knows? Total cyber -paralysis?
Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration are once again looking for another way to impose more taxes on the poor and middle class in Connecticut. This time it’s a regional gas tax called the Transportation and Climate Initiative that will raise the gas prices an estimated 5 to 17 cents per gallon with the possibility of future increases in upcoming years.
It is easier to get marijuana in Connecticut than a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. It is true that a license is needed and requires a prescription. Vaccines need FDA approval and trained personnel.