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Dems make gains on state, national level; Cuomo re-elected, Lamont wins...

Of the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats are now in control of that chamber, wresting control from Republicans: the latest count was 219-193, with 23 seats yet to be declared. On the U.S. Senate side, Republicans maintained control by a 51-43 margin, with four seats yet to be called.

Legalizing recreational marijuana still a tough call for Connecticut

As has been the case for years, the debate over legalization essentially boils down to two standpoints: “It’s an idea whose time has come” vs. “Why do you think they call it ‘dope’?”

No simple answers in first public hearing on highway tolls

Which highways would have tolls, where they would be located, and how much they would cost drivers are among the questions yet to be answered.

Up for debate again: Tolls on Connecticut roads

Democrats and Republicans are essentially split on whether bringing tolls back is the best way to address the state's transportation needs.

Connecticut highway tolls bill fades away

House Majority Leader Matt Ritter said at the end of a 90-minute debate on June 6 that there was not enough support to pass the legislation to the Senate. Instead, the bill was tabled.

Mixed reviews for proposed reintroduction of tolls to Conn. highways

Transportation revenues will take an increasing hit as gas tax funds continue to dwindle -- but selling tolls to consumers will be a tall order.

Malloy’s holiday surprise: $50 million cut in state aid to municipalities

Cuts in education grants across the county range from $1.3 million in Greenwich to $$34,351 in Sherman.

State seeks to take leading position in expanding marijuana market

The legal marijuana market in the U.S. could be worth nearly $23 billion by 2020.

Blue Buffalo opening $100 million facility in Indiana; Conn. lawmakers unhappy

Connecticut state senators Fasano and Boucher say the deal underscores how the state must revise its policies to attract and retain businesses.