📝 CT Mirror Explains
Finding answers to big questions in Connecticut. CT Mirror Explains is an ongoing effort to distill our wide-ranging reporting into a “what you need to know” format.
CT has been shipping 860,000 tons of trash out-of-state annually ever since a Hartford trash-to-energy plant closed. Here’s what’s going on.
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Gov. Ned Lamont has presented lawmakers with a $50.5 billion two-year budget that would deliver an income tax cut. Here’s what he proposed.
The CT General Assembly approves a two-year state budget and bond package in odd-numbered years. Here’s a closer look at the process.
Randy Cox became paralyzed after he was hurled around a New Haven police van with no seatbelts. Here’s a timeline of the events that followed.
LIHEAP helps low-income families pay for winter heating and other energy costs. Here’s an overview of the program and its eligibility requirements.
CT’s 25-cents-per-gallon gas tax was suspended in March 2022 due to rising fuel prices. As of Jan. 1, the state is gradually restoring it.
The act is a federal law that requires all children experiencing homelessness have access to education. Learn more about it here.
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