A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the limit on the deductibility of state and local income taxes on federal returns.
CT sues to block Trump immigrant ‘public charge’ policy
The multi-state lawsuit aims to stop the Trump administration from denying green cards to immigrants who receive public assistance, including food stamps and Medicaid.
Lawyer for Bristol couple’s vaccine lawsuit: Data release is ‘invasion of privacy’
A lawyer for a Bristol couple suing to block the release of Connecticut school-by-school immunization data argues in court papers that distributing the information amounts to an “invasion of privacy” for families with unvaccinated children, even though no students would be identified.
New twists in Blumenthal v. Trump
The latest twist in the “emoluments clause” case against President Donald Trump has put on hold 37 subpoenas to Trump businesses.
Advocates decry inquiry in prison birth case
The request for admissions, a standard filing in a federal court case, asks the 19-year-old who gave birth in her prison cell a series of combative and peculiar questions.
Republican legislator signs on to represent Bristol couple in vaccine lawsuit
Cara Pavalock-D’Amato, R-Bristol, has agreed to represent the couple suing to block the release of data showing the percentage of unvaccinated children at each Connecticut school.
State seeks dismissal of vaccine lawsuit
Lawyers for the state say the parents who brought the lawsuit lack standing because they have not proved that the data release harmed them.
Health care of thousands in CT at stake as court set to hear ACA case
Even if the 5th District Court of Appeals rules the Affordable Care Act is invalid, it’s not likely to disappear overnight.
Larson, other Dems sue for Trump tax returns
The lawsuit relies on a 1924 law that gives House and Senate tax-writing committees broad authority to demand White House tax returns.
Judge gives Blumenthal another win in lawsuit against Trump
A federal judge ruled Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other Democrats could seek Trump’s financial records this week.
CT, NY in court battle over dumping in Long Island Sound
A federal court will decide whether Connecticut can dump sediment in the eastern part of Long Island Sound, a benefit to Electric Boat and Groton’s sub base.
CT enters legal tussle over Trump administration’s ‘conscience rule’
The rule allows health care workers to refuse medical treatment to people, even during emergencies, on religious or moral grounds.
In newly released emails, former Purdue president takes aim at opioid addicts
In emails released Tuesday by Attorney General William Tong, Richard Sackler, the former president of Purdue Pharma, called drug users “victimizers” and said they are responsible for their own fate.
Legislators say lawsuit won’t stall effort to regulate faith-based pregnancy centers
Legislative leaders said the lawsuit has fueled concerns about whether municipalities like Hartford have the ability to defend themselves against a constitutional claim.
CT files new allegations against Purdue, Sacklers in opioid lawsuit
The amended lawsuit says Purdue and the Sacklers told doctors addiction was “not caused by drugs,” but instead was the result of “susceptible individuals.”