Gov. Ned Lamont is intent on sharing responsibility for the next phase of the COVID pandemic with the General Assembly.
Connecticut lawmakers are already beginning to plan reforms that will target what experts have called a crisis.
An influx of students showed up in crisis at school in recent months, and the trend continued into the school year.
The lawmakers say the burden of correcting the overpayments shouldn’t be on people who filed their applications in good faith.
As the delta variant threatens to send students back to remote learning, students with disabilities could miss the most school.
During the pandemic’s first year, suicides among white residents decreased compared with previous years, while they increased among Black residents.
Hospital officials in Connecticut say that while emergency department visits overall have declined, the number of children who are awaiting inpatient beds for psychiatric care has increased exponentially during the pandemic.
The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities report links zoning segregation with the deadly impact of COVID on minority communities.
The House voted Tuesday to extend the governor’s emergency pandemic powers, but with stronger oversight.
Forty-four providers have already signed on to the network, known as Connie.
The state moratorium hasn’t completely eliminated evictions, which are now at about half the level they were before the pandemic.
Across Connecticut, lower-income families are facing more housing challenges. Federal aid might help, but the problems have deep roots.
The court upheld the constitutionality of the state’s emergency power laws and the governor’s exercise of his authority under them.
Communities that were already struggling with poverty before the pandemic were hit particularly hard when the jobs vanished.
The bill directs the administration to give a detailed accounting of how federal coronavirus aid has been allotted to date.