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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.
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.
Attorney General William Tong said the tentative settlement does not do enough to atone for the havoc wrecked by the opioid epidemic in Connecticut and across the nation.
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said the new rule “has instilled fear and chaos in Connecticut's immigrant communities.”
Attorney General William Tong and his fellow attorneys general say Google threatens competition and hurts consumers and business.
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.
How’s your commute going? Traffic getting worse? Trains still running late? As we all get back to work after the summer, commuters’ frustration level is rising as it seems nothing is being done to fix transportation.
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