• Money

The secret IRS files: Trove of never-before-seen records reveals how the wealthiest avoid income tax

In 2007, Jeff Bezos, then a multibillionaire and now the world’s richest man, did not pay a penny in federal…

  • Health

Telemedicine a blessing for some, inaccessible for others

Telehealth has helped maintain health care benefits for many, but has produced fewer new patients.

  • Politics

Key bills that passed and faltered during the 2021 legislative session

Some came out of the 2021 legislative process happy with what they'd achieved. Others are plotting for a special session.

  • Money
  • Politics

Tensions between private money and public interest in CT marijuana debate

Whether motivated by altruism, opportunism or both, a proposed shortcut to a cannabis cultivation license did not go well.

  • Justice
  • Politics

Criminal justice reform in the 2021 legislative session: Here are the bills that passed and those that didn’t

Clean Slate, prison gerrymandering, prison phone calls, drug-free school zones: why this session was important for criminal justice reform.

  • CT Viewpoints

The Capitol rioters and the 140-pound defense

Some of the 465 people charged so far (many more to come) in connection with the January 6 riot in…

  • CT Viewpoints

Early voting: Here’s why voters should approve it

The right to vote is a Constitutionally guaranteed right, yet in many states, it fails to be properly protected. One…

  • Health
  • Politics

Health care reform in the 2021 legislative session: Here are the bills that passed and those that didn’t

Proposals on everything from cameras in nursing homes to government-sponsored insurance for small businesses and nonprofits were floated this session.

  • Politics

Photo essay: The Capitol comes to life on the last day of the session

The scene at the Capitol on Wednesday was closer to normal than anyone might have predicted on Jan. 6.

  • CT Viewpoints

Preventing cyberattacks can no longer be a laissez-faire mission

There is the potential in the 21st century for the use of cyberattacks and sanctions much like when nuclear submarines…

  • Poverty

CT set to give $3,200 bonds to every child born into poverty

The "Baby bonds" bill is an effort to tackle CT's yawning wealth gap; Lamont expected to sign into law

  • Politics
  • Higher Education
  • Education

Bill changing campus safety reporting gets final passage in House

House Majority Leader Jason Rojas received a forcible reminder Wednesday morning the bill hadn't been called yet.

  • Money

See how your town fares in the new CT budget

An 8% increase in state aid to cities and towns is augmented by $3.2 billion in federal pandemic aid.

  • Politics
  • Health

Proposal opening HUSKY to undocumented children in CT wins final approval

The Senate passed the bill on a vote of 26 to 10.

  • Money

CT Senate gives final approval to $46.4 billion state budget

The Senate adopted the two-year state budget Wednesday, sending the package to Gov. Ned Lamont with bipartisan support.