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10 Fairfield County towns would bear the brunt of state Sen....

The Senate President Pro Tem’s proposal would require homeowners to pay an additional $50 in property tax a year for a house with a market value of $500,000, and another $400 a year for houses valued at $1 million.

Lamont extends Covid emergency to April 20; GOP objects

The extension keeps in place a 9:30 p.m. curfew for businesses, with restaurants still restricted to 50% indoor capacity.

Lamont outlines workforce development proposal; Announces fed grant to train 2,000...

The $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will help build career pathways in the information technology and advanced manufacturing sectors.

No tax hikes, Lamont says; ‘More clarity’ on Covid situation within...

“It’s still dicey out there,” the governor told today's Economic Summit and Outlook forum, presented by the CBIA. “We’re not going to get our economy back until we can get people back to work.”

CT taking tiered approach to Phase 1B of Covid vaccine rollout

Connecticut presently ranks in the top five of states administering the vaccines to residents. The state is anticipating receipt of about 45,000 doses per week from the federal government.

Lamont named co-chair of national Pandemic and Disaster Response Task Force

The task force's priorities includes FEMA, the National Guard, cybersecurity, health care, and Covid-19.

Lamont: Executive order helped net $35 million for workers displaced by...

The order retroactively and temporarily increased weekly unemployment benefits to $100 for many Connecticut residents, enabling them to qualify for the federal Lost Wages Assistance Program.

Pair of Fairfeld County state senators introduce highway tolls bill

The bill seeks to “construct, maintain and operate electronic tolling systems on Interstate Route 84, Interstate Route 91, Interstate Route 95 and portions of Connecticut Route 15.”

Mastercard joins growing chorus of disapproval over GOP attempts to overturn...

Meanwhile, security is being beefed up around Albany and Hartford in the wake of FBI warnings that more potentially violent protests are in the making in all 50 states.

CT reinvigorating business recruitment and retention efforts

“We’re a lot further along in being proactive versus reactive -- and it’s beginning to pay dividends," says Peter Denious, president and CEO of AdvanceCT, the state government’s economic development entity.

New Covid variant detected in CT; Lamont declines to call for...

The governor said that over 100,000 doses have been administered to date, and that some 1,800 people have received the required second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines.

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.”

Teachers, correctional staff among those recommended for next round of vaccines...

As of yesterday, 75,946 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been administered in the state.

CT Sen. Carlo Leone resigns to join state Transportation Department

In addition to being Deputy President Pro Tempore in the Senate, the Democrat chaired the Transportation Committee and was vice chair of Finance, Revenue & Bonding.