The Senate passed a bill extending the right of restaurants to offer outdoor dining as authorized by one of the governor’s COVID orders.
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Abortion fight, once deemed settled, resumes at CT Capitol
Connecticut will not be a bystander, whatever the Supreme Court decides on abortion before its terms ends in June.
At least 4 towns now subject to subpoenas in school construction probe
The subpoenas to Groton, Tolland, Bristol and Hartford seek records of communications with Kosta Diamantis and school building documents.
CT eviction filings on track to reach highest number in years
After the state stopped accepting new applications for rental assistance, eviction filings in Connecticut have risen.
CT companies to lawmakers: Fund child care
Electric Boat, Bigelow Tea, Hartford HealthCare are among CT employers calling for boost to social safety net spending on child care.
CT’s government was once broke. Is it now holding too much cash?
After two years of a pandemic that battered educational and health care, businesses and households, should CT be spending more to help?
CT lawmakers push bill to forgive unemployment ‘overpayments’
The bill would allow thousands of people to avoid repaying unemployment benefits to the state and federal government.
Chris Murphy backs Biden, spars with GOP over Ukraine military aid
Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut warned Friday of risks of war with Russia should America follow the advice of Senate hawks on Ukraine.
Leora Levy’s U.S. Senate campaign involves cozy compatriots
Republican super PACs have landed in the race for Richard Blumenthal’s U.S. Senate seat. But will GOP mega donors follow to blue Connecticut?
Report: Nursing home resident died after not receiving medication
The death at Quinnipiac Valley Center was detailed in a 73-page report compiled by DPH inspectors after multiple visits to the facility.
West Haven paid now-indicted contractor $85,400 to pick up leaf bags
State officials overseeing West Haven’s finances are now questioning whether they should increase their oversight.
As pedestrian deaths rise in CT, state looks for ways to curb the drivers
With at least 16 pedestrian deaths on Connecticut roads as of March 14, 2022 could become one of the more deadly years for pedestrians in CT.
CT House votes to ease absentee voting for caretakers, commuters
The measure stops short of providing no-excuse absentee voting, which would require a constitutional amendment.
With limited timetable, advocates press for ban on flavored vaping products
The bill has triggered pushback from people who say that vaping is an important alternative for those who are quitting smoking.
Lawmakers weigh ‘anti-competitive’ practices in health care
A bill would outlaw certain clauses in contracts between health care providers and insurers that analysts say drive up prices and premiums.