Connecticut’s COVID-19 landscape has changed rapidly in recent weeks.
Homelessness was down in CT before the pandemic. Here are 5 things to know.
Volunteers found fewer homeless people in Connecticut during an early-2020 count.
Here’s how much education students lost when schools closed
One-in-25 students didn’t participate at all in online classes. That’s 137,000 children who lost learning.
Connecticut prison population almost halved since 2008 peak as pandemic continues
There were 10,037 people incarcerated in state correctional facilities as of June 25.
State sees historically low number of arrests during COVID-19 shut down
Newly released data provides the most comprehensive look yet at how the virus has affected the state’s courts and prisons.
How COVID-19 is shrinking Connecticut’s prison population
The state’s prison population is the lowest it’s been since 1993. Here’s why..
Five things to know about coronavirus and what state is doing to prepare
“Connecticut is ready, and we’ve been ready for a while,” Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday.
Homelessness is down in CT. Here are 5 things to know.
The homeless population has declined by 32% since 2007, according to a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Today is Election Day. Here’s a few things that will help you vote.
Voters have until 8 p.m. to cast ballots for local leaders in cities and and small towns across Connecticut.
What is Connecticut’s religious exemption from vaccines? Here are five things to know about the controversial provision
Democratic legislators ignited controversy by suggesting the state repeal its religious exemption to mandatory vaccinations.
Five things to know about impeachment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi touched off the impeachment inquiry this week, but the nation is just at the beginning of a long — and complicated –process.
Five things to know about the rise in vaping illnesses
A surge of vaping-related illnesses has sent hundreds of people to hospitals across the country, including 11 in CT, and resulted in seven deaths. So what’s being done about it?
5 Things you need to know about the new plastic bag law
Connecticut shoppers enter a new era on Thursday when retailers begin collecting a 10-cent fee on most plastic bags used to carry products. Here’s five things you need to know about the new law.
State appeal of education ruling: 5 things to know
State attorneys have submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in an effort to persuade the justices to throw out much of a Superior Court order deeming the state’s educational funding system unconstitutional. Here are five things to know about the state’s case as it moves forward.
5 things to know about the new state budget plan
The Senate is expected to vote today on a $19.76 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year intended to wipe out a $1 billion deficit, a measure touted by Democrats for not raising taxes and blasted by Republicans for relying on illusory savings.