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Inclusive growth calls on cities to revive themselves so that all residents benefit, which has been challenging here in Connecticut and elsewhere.
Mike Jarjura improbably won re-election as Waterbury's mayor as a write-in candidate in 2005.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr circulated a plan Wednesday that would expand gun background checks but stopped short of universal background checks of potential gun buyers.
The minute-long PSA begins on a happy note, but the spot quickly devolves into something much, much darker
Democrats pressing for new gun laws are frustrated as they await proposals from the White House.
Gov. Ned Lamont promised Monday to take the lead on the repeal of religious exemptions for school-age vaccinations.
Some Connecticut cities and towns may still prefer to accept Purdue Pharma’s offer to settle suits stemming from the nation’s opioid crisis, even though Connecticut and some other states have rejected it.
Vaping has surged in the past two years, particularly among teenagers and young adults. More than 20% of high school students reported vaping in 2018 — almost twice the 2017 rate.
State officials approved smaller rate hikes than those sought for policies on Connecticut's health insurance exchange.
Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, volleyed back Friday at Gov. Ned Lamont's offer of temporary relief to nine nursing homes.
If ever there was an issue warranting public debate and reform its our annual toll of about 14,000 gun homicides. Most involve deaths in our inner cities committed by single shot pistols and revolvers. We have more gun homicides than the entire developed western world. And our 300 million guns in civilian hands dwarfs gun ownership in the entire developed western world. Some 100 million were acquired illegally through the private markets or theft. And it's these weapons largely responsible for our grim annual gun homicide rate.
As incredibly disheartening and disappointing it is to read, "Reason and responsibility in child vaccinations" authored by Jan Taigen and State Rep. Christine Palm, it is not at all surprising. Jan and Christine manage to paint a picture filled with conflation and oversimplification at every turn, designed to immediately dismiss debate on the subject.
Jim Cameron seems to have missed his civics class in high school. In his most recent column, Cameron characterizes No Tolls CT as “bullies.” Perhaps he’s seen our billboards posted on the very highways Gov. Ned Lamont and Cameron want to toll, asking state residents to call their legislators and tell them “Vote for tolls, Lose at the polls.”
On October 1, shoppers will be paying a 7.35% tax on some groceries, but not others. In the latest budget, the tax exemption for groceries was quietly altered. When some Democrats proposed raising the tax by one percent on meals at restaurants, they justified the increase as a luxury tax.
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