Yale New Haven Health and Hartford HealthCare are among the first group of participants.
Many of the towns that are doing better, small or large, have health departments that are running weekly vaccination clinics.
A New Haven lawmaker wants to stop municipalities from imposing exorbitant fees that restrict many out-of-towners from using their beaches.
A high-speed rail concept has been germinating, one that would go inland through Connecticut instead of along the shoreline.
Sure, Connecticut’s policy of prioritizing seniors 75 years and older for first vaccinations after healthcare workers seems a no-brainer, because after all, this disease eats our most experienced residents for lunch – until we remember that folks raised in inner-city Hartford live more than 15 years less than their neighbors four miles away in prosperous West Hartford Center.
Thirty years ago, when I first served in Congress, there were times when Democrats and Republicans came together to pass meaningful legislation. At times, our work would become landmark legislation that would move the country in a better direction. My Congressional friends were equally divided between Democrats and Republicans. We enjoyed our work while seeing the shiny city on the hill instead of darkness. We need to return to those ‘good ole days.’
Not obvious, except to the most observant, is the fact that we’re in the midst of the first furtive steps of what I sense to be no less than a quiet revolution — a shift to a New World Order of objectives and of the way we do things. The Game Stop phenomenon is the latest example.