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On Feb. 5, the Bridgeport Board of Education held a Special Meeting to discuss, and possibly act on a series of Community Conversations related to Bridgeport Public Schoolsâ€™ projected 2019-2020 budgetary shortfall, currently anticipated to be in the order of magnitude of $21 million.Â In the end, a vote was taken to cancel the remaining […]
Nurse practitioners are part of the solution to the primary care shortage in Connecticut and across the nation, working within, and leading healthcare teams to keep Americans healthy.
Connecticut is preparing to go big on offshore wind â€“ or maybe not-so-big. Recently, the Energy and Technology Committee agreed to hear testimony on a bill that would require Connecticut to procure at least 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030. At a Chamber of Commerce breakfast in New London this week, a room full of regional business leaders applauded when State Sen. Paul Formica, the committeeâ€™s ranking Republican, announced the move.
The state legislature in Hartford has begun a new session with yet more gun control legislation at the top of their "to-do" list. Never mind that Connecticut is near the top of the list with 89 gun-related laws already on the books. Every time something bad happens, the knee-jerk reaction from certain legislators is to pass yet one more law so that "this will never happen again." This is a totally unrealistic approach to anything, as a perfect world filled with rainbows, lollipops and unicorns cannot be achieved through legislation.
An immigrant advocacy group has unveiled a measure that would allow residents without legal status to purchase private health insurance, a bill they say would be the first of its kind.
The first public glimpse of a new push for a public option in Connecticut came Wednesday.
While it's taken a different legal approach, Connecticut joins Massachusetts in laying the blame for the nation's opioid crisis on the wealthy Sackler family.
Supporters of the bill say it is needed because of deceptive advertising and other practices that often give women the misimpression that the centers are medically-based and offer abortion.
Connecticut lawmakers are sounding the alarm on teen vaping and tobacco use with a wave of legislation that would impose further restrictions on the products and attempt to curb youth access as states across the country are taking up similar measures. Bills introduced from both sides of the aisle or with bipartisan support include raising […]