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$175M in transportation investments coming to Norwalk-New Canaan area

"The Merritt Parkway Improvement Project has been going on for as long as I've been alive," remarked State Sen. Will Haskell (D-Westport).

Cost of treating unvaccinated to CT hospitals in June-July: $9.5M

Of the 773 adult patients admitted to hospitals with Covid-19 in June and July, 98.3% were estimated to be unvaccinated.

CT political leaders, colleagues offer support to TV meteorologist Rachel Frank...

Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz led the wave of support for Frank.

Controversial zoning reform bill passed by Senate

Though he expressed some disappointment with some of the compromises taken to pass the bill, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) called it "a very important step on our road for Connecticut to shed itself from being the most segregated state in the nation."

State Rep. Fiorello calls for more transparency from ‘the ruling party’

"They could be really valid ideas," Fiorello said of Democratic proposals, "(but) do they have to be mandates?”

Lamont unveils $46B budget; Legalization of recreational marijuana – but not...

“We don’t have the luxury of doing one thing at a time,” Lamont declared. “There’s too much at stake.”

Business leaders, CT politicians condemn Trump and insurrection at Capitol

“The terrorists, traitors and enablers who instigated, aided, and abetted this coup -- including those in Congress -- must be held accountable and never walk these halls of democracy again," said Connecticut Attorney General William Tong.

Gov. Lamont’s State of the State address: ‘I have never been...

This year, the governor said, “We will continue to emphasize our best-in-the-nation public schools and workforce development, making sure every child, regardless of zip code, race, color, or creed, has the best opportunity at the starting line of life.”

Danbury Mayor Boughton named state DRS commissioner; Delivers farewell address

Mark Boughton, who is in the midst of his record 10th term as the city’s mayor, will begin his new job on Dec. 18.

Connecticut business groups seek $70M for small businesses

Thirteen of Connecticut’s largest business groups have sent a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont and the state’s legislative leaders seeking the creation of a new, $70 million small business grant program.

Hemp, ballots, holding utilities accountable on Lamont’s agenda for special session

Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) called Lamont’s agenda “a disappointing display of one-party rule and partisan politics."

Gold in them thar buds? CT lawmakers looking at legalizing marijuana...

According to a new study, Connecticut could reap $35-$48 million in direct new revenue during the first year of legalized marijuana sales, which would escalate to $188-$223 million in the fifth year.

Despite GOP registrar of voters’ defiance, Norwalk moving ahead with termination

“Karen Doyle Lyons’ employment with the City of Norwalk will terminate on July 20, 2020,” Mayor Harry Rilling said in a statement.

Norwalk GOP registrar of voters resists demands for resignation in wake...

Having originally agreed to step down, Lyons has since rescinded that offer.

CT Senate Dems announce series of proposals to address racial inequality

Among other items, the Senate Democrats are looking to ban chokeholds and other “unnecessary” police actions.