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Connecticut fought to keep Sikorsky -- and the mighty King Stallion-- in the state.
Connecticut's junior senator is a lead critic of President Trump's policies and is giving his party a voice in foreign affairs.
Connecticut’s minimum-wage workers will see their hourly wages rise from $10.10 to $15 over the next four-and-a-half years under legislation passed early Friday by the Senate and sent to Gov. Ned Lamont for his promised signature.
Even before the latest escalation, the impact of the trade war had been felt in Connecticut. On Monday, state companies were trying to assess the impact of the latest trade battle.
Approving a gun-control bill for the third time in less than 24 hours, the state House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that bars gun owners from leaving a handgun in an unattended motor vehicle unless the firearm is locked in the trunk, a glove box or “a securely locked safe.”
Here's the harrowing truth about the contemporary United States child-care system: for many families, it is not a matter of which child care provider is best or available, but if child care is even an option.
Sometimes wishing for ‘the good ole days’ requires revisionist history, but I do remember when Connecticut was a state that reflected issues that we all face in a bipartisan fashion. Solutions were viewed with the aim of ensuring a quality of life for all of its citizens. Party lines were not the determinant of how our legislators voted. They were leaders! The dire state of our infrastructure: roads, bridges, transportation is one arena that demands a bipartisan solution.
Let’s celebrate Gov. Ned Lamont’s constructive proposal that would start to solve Connecticut’s Transportation Crisis! Using short term borrowing to bridge the gap until toll revenue can come onstream makes sense. The cost of the need to fix our Transportation Infrastructure is almost overwhelming. We need creative solutions to address this problem now.
Nobody really likes tolls.... unless they are a better option than the alternatives. What I do not like is that my daily commute to Grand Central Terminal is now 30 minutes longer. As a consequence, the value of my home in Westport has decreased.
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