Hundreds of nursing students will have to wait several months to see if they can continue their programs after a CT school shut its doors.
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CT senators push for federal gun violence prevention office
The bill would create a Justice Department office to address gaps in gun violence prevention research and make policy recommendations.
Former West Haven employee sentenced to prison for fraud
John Bernardo was sentenced to 13 months for his part in a scheme to steal COVID funds. Former Rep. Michael DiMassa will be sentenced soon.
Legislators wary of extending CT income tax cut to the richest
The Lamont administration’s plan to cut CT income taxes is still alive, but both Republican and Democratic lawmakers fear going too far.
CT service providers launch new push to end homelessness
The approach aims to reach “functional zero” homelessness in CT. It’s similar to an effort from a decade ago to end veteran homelessness.
CT’s aging population is growing, but support systems are struggling
Connecticut ranks 4th-highest in the nation in 85 and older population. The state’s network of support systems for seniors is struggling.
Lamont signs executive order on strategic plan for CT child care system
Gov. Ned Lamont has created a blue ribbon panel to craft a strategic plan for Connecticut’s child care system by the end of this year.
Report: Taxing the rich won’t make them leave CT
A Better Connecticut Institute, a progressive policy group, released an analysis showing tax policy has little impact on household migration.
CT ‘Work Live Ride’ bill revives transit-oriented development debate
Debate grew heated during a hearing on a Connecticut bill offering towns access to public dollars if they zone for more residential density.
Pratt & Whitney F135 engine gets big boost in Biden budget
The president’s 2024 budget request would opt to modernize the engine for the F-35 fighter jet instead of looking for a replacement.
Covenant Health cancels Day Kimball hospital acquisition plan
The deal to take over Day Kimball faced opposition from residents concerned that the Catholic system would limit services in northeastern CT.
CT theaters want tax credit to lure Broadway pre-tour production
Performing arts leaders are pushing lawmakers to approve a tax break for traveling theater productions that choose to “tech” in Connecticut.
This CT town might buy first selectwoman’s family’s land for new school
Questions of ethics and conflicts are swirling around a proposal to buy land owned by the mother-in-law of Willington’s first selectwoman.
State money for heating assistance unspent; deadline extended
Gov. Lamont extended the deadline for LIHEAP assistance, but state funds for relief remain unspent. Critics say the state was too frugal.
CT essential state workers awarded $45M in pandemic relief
A labor arbitrator has awarded bonuses of about $1,200 to CT public sector workers, with payments ranging based on a job’s risk level.