Of the 75+ age group, 13% of Black residents, 18% of Hispanics and 30% of whites have received first doses.
The plan includes an annual assessment on insurance carriers to fund additional subsidies on Connecticut’s insurance exchange, Access Health CT.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s new budget would keep Connecticut’s transportation program solvent through 2026 with a new fee on trucks.
Most of the new money Lamont would distribute to cities and towns wouldn’t come out of the state’s coffers.
Gov. Ned Lamont is recommending that the state spend $50 million more on municipal aid next year, a 2% increase.
Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed ‘right-sizing’ Connecticut’s correctional system due to a decade-long decline in the prison population.
The move is sure to displease groups that have been calling for a major increase in state education spending.
Gov. Ned Lamont relies on federal funding and state reserves to balance his new budget without significant tax hikes.
Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Senator Kelly, Representative Candelora, members of the General Assembly, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and the people of the great State of Connecticut. As your governor, one of my top priorities has been to get Connecticut’s fiscal house in order. My first stop two years ago was the state’s budget. For decades, Connecticut […]
A tension between fiscal restraint and social justice was evident throughout the governor’s budget address.
Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing legislation that would permit the sale and possession of recreational pot in Connecticut in May 2022.
While Lamont’s plan provides short-term stability, it also could leave Connecticut with challenges after the 2022 elections.
Why is transportation construction so expensive in our area? What kind of honor was it when New York City recently surpassed Zurich (one of the most expensive cities in the world) as No. 1 on the most-expensive-place-to-do-underground-construction dishonor roll?
With respect, Gov. Ned Lamont, vacating legal immunity for healthcare providers is the wrong prescription. On Feb. 8, the governor reversed his informed, insightful and foresighted executive order protecting health care providers from civil lawsuits related to COVID-related infections and deaths.
The latest research into Connecticut’s charter schools found that, in general, charter schools have not delivered on the promise of better outcomes for students and that some charter schools are perpetuating practices that harm Black and Latinx students. This research is especially relevant now that several bills related to school choice and charter schools have been introduced for the 2021 legislative session.