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While Connecticut opted not to legalize and tax recreational marijuana sales this year, many lawmakers saw the pot market as a revenue source that could rake in tens of millions of dollars annually for the state’s coffers. But a new analysis by Pew Charitable Trusts found that states with legalized pot sales are struggling to predict how much they can haul in on an annual basis.
Despite the loss of 100 jobs, Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped in July. ,
Gov. Ned Lamont and Democratic legislative leaders repeatedly trumpeted their adoption of a new state budget “on time” in June, noting it gave cities and towns certainty about the grants they could expect. But for the second time in three years, Connecticut cities and towns haven’t received state funding crucial for scheduled summer road repaving work.
The agreement could rest on which penalties restaurants could — and could not — face for past violations of state labor laws.
There are signs that state government hasn’t solved its budgetary Rubik’s cube.
For more than two years, we've been given very optimistic projections and assurances about "Students First." Just as investigative reporters examine controversial claims by “following the money,” here's what we know about state funding for “Students First.”
It was the railroad trip from hell: the hottest day of the year, stuck for five hours on a sold out Amtrak train where only half the cars had air conditioning.
The recent announcement that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is narrowing the scope of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973 is, to say the least, distressing. The most egregious changes to the Act eliminate consideration of threats to species from climate change and lift the prohibition on conducting economic impact analyses, clouding the science of survival with short term monetary gain.
Monsanto and its German new owner Bayer AG face more than 9,000 lawsuits in the U.S. brought by people suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and who blame Monsanto's glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs) for their diseases. Glyphosate/Roundup is an herbicide and herbicides are used to kill weeds.
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