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State auditors say gaps in criminal background check procedures for school bus drivers could place children in jeopardy.
Gov. Ned Lamont had lofty goals, but found was that fixing Connecticut's budget meant grappling with the state’s enormous debt.
Democrats and Republicans don't want to acknowledge that their plans share two common weaknesses — economic risk and a lean rebuilding program.
Amtrak changed the boilerplate language on its tickets to prevent passengers from suing the company in court.
While many issues killed Gov. Ned Lamont's plan to toll passenger cars, fears about the impact it would have on the poor weighed heavily on some lawmakers.
Seven years ago today what should have been unimaginable happened: 20 children and six educators were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School. More unimaginable is that in the years since December 14, 2012 the cries of “never again” and “not one more” have gone unheeded by the legislators in Congress who are beholden to the gun lobby.
In his first major announcement since taking office, State Treasurer Shawn Wooden declared his intention to divest $30 million of state pension fund assets from five companies involved in gun manufacturing and distribution. Unfortunately, this decision demonstrated dangerous overreach at the expense of public pension fund beneficiaries and Connecticut’s economic well-being.
There are few better examples of health care fraud than the promotion of so called “chronic Lyme disease." Defined as “…a crime that involves misrepresenting information, concealing information, or deceiving a person or entity in order to receive benefits, or to make a financial profit,” this fraud is being perpetrated by a small group of physicians who profiteer by offering unproven treatment at high cost to people worriedly searching for answers for unexplained symptoms.
Hardly a week goes by that an over-height truck and a low-slung bridge on the Merritt Parkway have a close encounter of the worst kind: a collision.
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