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Gov. Lamont touts success of hemp-growing pilot program

Connecticut has licensed 82 hemp growers, two processors, and 21 manufacturers under the program for the cultivation, harvesting, processing, and manufacturing of hemp plants and by-products in the state.

No Tolls CT buys billboards to protest highway tolls plan

“Tell Your Legislators! Vote for Tolls, Lose at the Polls," the billboards on interstates 84, 91 and 95 implore.

MGM Resorts falls short in first-year gambling revenue at Springfield casino

MGM admits that its hopes to siphon loyal Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun gamblers across the border were overly optimistic.

Connecticut tribes reject Lamont’s casino proposal

The two federally recognized tribes aren't willing to trade their already approved joint venture in East Windsor for the rights to a Bridgeport casino.

SHU prof takes close look at Conn. state politics in new...

Among other recommendations, Sacred Heart professor Gary L. Rose is calling for the revitalization of Connecticut’s cities, “which are in terrible shape, no question about it.”

Bridgeport casino proposal backed by bipartisan group of state legislators

But a spokesman for Gov. Ned Lamont said the proposed bill "falls short of what the governor wants for Bridgeport."

Sema4 to start construction of second lab in Stamford

The 70,000-square-foot facility at 62 Southfield Ave. is scheduled to open next summer and will add about 300 employees to Sema4’s staff.

CT House seeks compromise legislation over veto override on restaurant wage...

At issue is Lamont’s veto of HB 5001, “An Act Requiring a Study of Workforce Training Needs in the State,” which was predicated upon how employers deal with minimum-wage servers and bartenders.

Lamont: SEBAC pact will provide ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’...

According to the governor, the pact will result in a budgetary savings in the General Fund for each fiscal year through 2032 of between $115 and $121 million.

Cuomo to Trump: See you in court

“My message to Mr. Trump and the IRS is simple: we look forward to seeing you in court,” New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday concerning a new lawsuit filed by New York, Connecticut and New Jersey against the Internal Revenue Service.

House will try overriding Gov. Lamont’s veto of workforce training bill

The governor found fault with a provision that required employers who failed to monitor how much time is spent working for gratuities, and how much for non-tip work, to pay the standard minimum wage for all work.

Lamont touts latest round of credit ratings for Connecticut

The credit rating agencies, investors, businesses around the globe, and our taxpayers are watching what we do and have responded positively – so far," the governor said.

CT Dept. of Rehab Services being renamed to reflect change in...

The newly renamed Department of Aging and Disability Services will focus on functional need rather than solely on an individual’s age or specific disability.

Stamford Mayor Martin presents mostly sunny state-of-the-city address

City budget woes, an uptick in some types of crime and an ongoing battle over who will be Stamford's next police chief are weighed against a growth in population and employment.

Election 2020: Lamont backs Biden, Hayes backs Harris

Lamont announced his support of Biden on Twitter and Hayes used an op-ed in Essence magazine’s online site to endorse Harris.