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Tong and Merrill voice support for Stop & Shop strike

Connecticut State Attorney General William Tong joined the picket line at the Stop & Shop in Southington, tweeting out his support of the job walkout.

Lamont, Dems release some details of tolls plan; GOP defiant

Under the Democrat' plan, tolls gantries would be placed roughly every six to seven miles on I-84, I-95, I-91 and Route 15.

Connecticut Council of Municipalities’ Joe DeLong: Pensions, schools, tolls top concerns

The Connecticut Council of Municipalities doesn't think the forced regionalization of schools idea "accomplishes a whole lot of anything. It’s not a ‘one size fits all’ thing.”

Lamont to Danbury crowd: ‘A lot of wind at our back’

Acknowledging that improvements “are not going to happen overnight," the governor promised that improvements to everything from Connecticut's economy and energy consumption to transportation and education are on the way.

Connecticut state Republicans, Lamont turn up heat on tolls talk

The fight over highway tolls between Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and state Senate Republicans has centered in part on an internal Department of Transportation memo.

David Lehman confirmed as Connecticut’s DECD commissioner

Lehman’s tenure at Goldman Sachs, which coincided with the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, had been the subject of much debate.

Bill legalizing recreational weed passes CT state commission

The legislature’s Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on the legislation on Thursday.

Dr. Jeremy Richman, Sandy Hook anti-violence activist, dead of apparent suicide

"We become involved when we let things touch us to the core," Richman, who founded the nonprofit The Avielle Foundation, told the audience at a 2016 Westfair event.

Newtown economic, real estate development moving ahead, but state proposals worry...

A diversity of new businesses and residential projects, along with a AAA rating from Standard & Poor's and a new police station, are pluses, but First Selectman Dan Rosenthal worries about Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal to shift the cost of teachers' pensions to municipalities.

Much-delayed Tribal Winds casino finally gets federal OK

“Today is a great day for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut, especially given our 400-year history together,” Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, said.

Pro-toll bills approved by CT transportation committee

"A 21st century economy cannot be supported by a 20th century transportation system," says Gov. Ned Lamont; "This is a total abrogation of responsibility," respond GOP leaders.

Gov. Ned Lamont revises school consolidation plan, taking ‘forced regionalization’ off...

Lamont cited as an example North Carolina, which uses one contract for school software throughout the entire state. In Connecticut, he said, there are 170 different contracts.

Bridgeport Rep. Ezequiel Santiago dies suddenly of heart attack

The 45-year-old Santiago had been active in trying to clear legislative hurdles to building a casino in Bridgeport, and was in the midst of efforts to create a State of Connecticut Bank.

Proposals for CT tourism sector include increased revenue, rebranding

Tourism in the state currently contributes $14.7 billion in business sales, generates $1.7 billion in tax revenues and supports nearly 83,000 direct jobs and 121,000 indirect jobs.

Tuition hike proposed for regional universities; community colleges next

A final vote on the proposed 5 percent increase at Danbury's Western Connecticut State and three other universities will take place on March 28.