A bill legalizing sports betting and online casino games and lottery sales in Connecticut won final passage in the Senate.
The vote anticipates a wave of evictions that could come as pandemic-inspired state and federal moratoriums are lifted.
The bill requires public employers to provide unions with access to new hires, among other measures.
House and Senate Democrats are divided over the notion of who deserves a clean slate.
The CT Freedom Alliance plans to appeal the ruling upholding the state’s mask mandate for children to the Supreme Court.
Sen. Dennis Bradley, D-Bridgeport, was arrested Monday on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with a 24-page indictment .
Hospital officials in Connecticut say that while emergency department visits overall have declined, the number of children who are awaiting inpatient beds for psychiatric care has increased exponentially during the pandemic.
Israel is not “defending itself.” It is a heavily militarized occupying force which is using that military strength to oppress and kill those whom it is occupying. That is not defense.
There is a sense of urgency in communities across the state to take action to respond and adapt to climate change. Ask any municipal chief elected officer, town manager, planner, or engineer: There is no shortage of ideas or projects. There is, however, a shortage of funds.
What might arguably be the most important moment in the long, contentious history of Students First and the Board of Regent’s controversial community college consolidation plan occurred on March 11 at a Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee meeting. State Rep. Gregory Haddad had this to say about the plan:
H.B. 6502 is just the bill to recreate a stronger, healthier, more equitable, viable, and sustainable recovery for Connecticut. It would phase out expanded polystyrene take-out food packaging containers (EPS Foam) and address other important plastic pollution reduction initiatives.