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A federal court will decide whether Connecticut can dump sediment in the eastern part of Long Island Sound, a benefit to Electric Boat and Groton's sub base.
Even with the budget and issues like highway tolls getting most of the legislative attention, environmental wins were big, meaningful and without drama - for a change.
With a unanimous vote in the Senate, Connecticut takes a big step toward becoming a major player in offshore wind off the coast of New England.
A 10 cent tax on plastic shopping bags was approved by the Senate Tuesday. The bill also bans plastic bags after 2021.
The amended bill would give retailers an extra year to implement the ban on plastic bags. It would also require paper bags be made of 40 percent recycled content and 100 percent recyclable.
When one is not able to speak the truth freely, one’s freedom of expression plummets. Public Schools are equal opportunity employers. They all claim that they do not make employment decisions (including decisions related to hiring, assignment, compensation, promotion, demotion, disciplinary action and termination) on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, […]
How much money do you think is okay to borrow from your children to pay for your retirement? Gov. Ned Lamont and the Democratically controlled Connecticut state legislature have decided $27 billion is an acceptable bill to hand to our children – that is billion with a “B.”
When the General Assembly returns for a special session to complete its unfinished business, lawmakers should also consider correcting a major mistake from this recently completed regular session. Specifically, the legislature should undo the Freedom of Information exemption they gifted Dalio Philanthropies in exchange for a $100 million donation for public education.
He’s a shameless name-caller. If he were an actual third grader, rather than simply acting like one, he’d be in the principal’s office.
He comforts our enemies and afflicts our allies. He can act presidential for about half of a standard coffee break. He takes credit for everything and accepts blame for nothing.
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