Murphy and other negotiators are faced with resistance from both parties and a closing window to get a bipartisan deal done.
Murphy hopes Congress can find a compromise on immigration reform, arguing that a ‘lack of order at the border affects us in Connecticut.’
As Connecticut prepares for an influx of refugees from Afghanistan, affordable housing has become a challenge.
With a rare open mayoral race, Danbury is about to see what its demographic diversity means to its political identity.
Gov. Ned Lamont ends cases of what some call “humanitarian incarceration.”
Jose Villegas lives in Hartford, safe from the dangers of El Salvador but without the peace of a permanent resident.
Without dialysis, Maria would have days to live. But because of Medicaid restrictions, she has to stay in the hospital.
The Senate passed the bill on a vote of 26 to 10.
Under the bill, children eight and younger would qualify for HUSKY coverage regardless of their immigration status.
The closed Juvenile Training School had been under consideration as a shelter
Officials say a closed juvenile detention center’s history should not rule out repurposing it as a shelter for migrant children.
As of March 30, over 5,000 children were being held in U.S. Border Patrol custody.
Sen. Chris Murphy offered mild criticism of the Biden administration and accused Republicans of using the issue as a distraction.
As of March 31, more than 7,600 Connecticut immigrants were stuck in a backlog of pending cases.
The Supreme Court is likely to decide whether the Justice Department can continue to withhold policing grants from Connecticut.