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Blumenthal, Murphy praise infrastructure bill’s potential for CT, but say it’s...

“This is not good enough to get high-speed, modern rail to Connecticut," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said.

More electric buses, incentives to buy EVs on the way

Connecticut needs approximately 125,000 to 150,000 EVs by 2025 and 500,000 EVs by 2030 to meet its statutorily mandated greenhouse gas reduction target.

U.S. House passes gun-control bills; Blumenthal says GOP will ‘pay a...

“I think there are a lot of Republicans that are thinking about voting for a proposal that will get them on the right side of this issue," said U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy.

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.

Congress passes $900 billion pandemic relief package

“This new funding will help small businesses keep their doors open," declared U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut).

Sema4 opens 70,000-square-foot clinical lab in Stamford

Genomics-testing company Sema4 this morning opened its second clinical laboratory in Connecticut. The newly built 70,000-square-foot facility in Stamford – first announced in July 2019 –...

Restaurants face chill of winter, and Covid, as outdoor dining comes...

"We’re reinventing our restaurants basically on a monthly basis, and that doesn’t work," said Matt Storch, chef and owner of South Norwalk’s Match restaurant.

Gov. Lamont: No plans for lockdown as CT infection rate tops...

Gov. Ned Lamont said that he currently has no plans to lock down the state again as a result of Covid-19, although cases and...

ELECTION LATEST: Biden declared winner; Trump remains defiant

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the presidency and will take the oath of office as the nation's 46th commander-in-chief on Jan. 20. Biden...

Dems expected to retain state seats; Federal campaigns tougher to call

Former Vice President Joe Biden “is certainly the favorite,” U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) told the Business Journal. “I think Joe is going to win, but it could be close – closer probably than the polls are indicating.”

GOP’s ‘skinny’ Covid stimulus package soundly defeated in U.S. Senate

“Let’s not have a skinny bill when we have a massive problem,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) said of the failed $500 billion package.

Hospitalizations up, but state sticking with May 20 soft reopening

COVID-19 hospitalizations increased for the first time in nearly two weeks, although Gov. Ned Lamont indicated that the state still plans to allow some...

COVID-19 LATEST: Hospitalizations continue to decrease, but deaths up by 125

A continued decline in COVID-19-related hospitalizations is giving hope that the state is on the downside of the coronavirus curve, Gov. Ned Lamont said today, even as positive cases rose by over 800 and another 125 deaths were recorded.

COVID-19 LATEST: Talks of reopening economy heat up as Fairfield County...

The governor said that, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw, the state has withstood about $450 million in coronavirus-related expenses. "Connecticut right now is doing better than a lot of other states," Lamont said, noting the strength of its rainy day fund.

COVID-19 LATEST: Numbers still rising, but ‘seem to be flattening out,’...

While Connecticut's number of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths continues to rise, Gov. Ned Lamont today insisted that they "seem to be flattening out."