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"The Merritt Parkway Improvement Project has been going on for as long as I've been alive," remarked State Sen. Will Haskell (D-Westport).
Of the 773 adult patients admitted to hospitals with Covid-19 in June and July, 98.3% were estimated to be unvaccinated.
Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz led the wave of support for Frank.
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."
"They could be really valid ideas," Fiorello said of Democratic proposals, "(but) do they have to be mandates?”
“We don’t have the luxury of doing one thing at a time,” Lamont declared. “There’s too much at stake.”
“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.
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.”
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.
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.
Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) called Lamont’s agenda “a disappointing display of one-party rule and partisan politics."
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.
“Karen Doyle Lyons’ employment with the City of Norwalk will terminate on July 20, 2020,” Mayor Harry Rilling said in a statement.
Having originally agreed to step down, Lyons has since rescinded that offer.
Among other items, the Senate Democrats are looking to ban chokeholds and other “unnecessary” police actions.