A Texas judge’s ruling on the abortion pill has no immediate impact on the availability of the medication in CT.
Mark is the Capitol Bureau Chief and a co-founder of CT Mirror. He is a frequent contributor to WNPR, a former state politics writer for The Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer, and contributor for The New York Times.
Amid shakeup on CT parole board, questions over commutations
A sudden increase in commutations in CT unsettled lawmakers and raised questions about a power with few limits.
CT Senate approves pandemic bonuses for state employees
State workers will receive an average of $1,500 bonuses under the arbitration award, higher than the $1,000 bonuses awarded to some private sector workers earlier this year.
Lamont removes parole board chair over hike in commutations
Gov. Ned Lamont removed Carleton Giles as chair of the Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday in favor of another board member.
Its session three-fifths gone, CT legislature begins a crucial time
Bills on workplace standards, energy, gun control, housing, climate change and recycling all made the initial cut. Now the screening begins.
Stone Academy lawyer says CT misusing restricted funds for audit
Stone Academy and the Office of Higher Education have been at odds over the need for an audit of student records.
CT to experiment with speed cameras — the cops who don’t blink
Cameras will begin enforcing speed limits at highway work zones in Connecticut in a pilot program that begins April 10, the day after Easter.
Lamont makes 20 nominations for judges of the Superior Court
Gov. Ned Lamont nominated 11 men and nine women as judges of the Superior Court, including three former lawmakers.
CT’s health costs increasing twice as fast as goal set by Lamont
Health costs in CT rose by 6% to $34 billion in 2021, double Gov. Ned Lamont’s goal to limit cost growth to 2.9% over the next three years.
CT legislators split along party lines over trash and global warming
The Environment Committee approved two bills addressing Connecticut’s struggle to manage solid waste disposal and curb climate change.
Stone Academy students left in limbo as they await audit
Hundreds of nursing students will have to wait several months to see if they can continue their programs after a CT school shut its doors.
Legislators trying to salvage endangered Lamont recycling plan
A plan to overhaul CT’s waste-disposal and recycling system is being scaled back amid opposition from the industry and some municipalities.
Lamont’s waste-disposal overhaul plan about to get its first test vote
The story of CT companies converting food waste to other products is central to Lamont’s advocacy for a waste-disposal and recycling bill.
CT presidential primary would move up to April 2 if bill passes
Under current law, Connecticut’s 2024 presidential primary wouldn’t be held until April 30. The bipartisan bill would move it to April 2.
Rep. Robin Comey charged with DUI after crash near Capitol
Rep. Robin Comey, D-Branford, was suspended from her legislative duties Friday after flipping her car near the Capitol Thursday night.