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Business groups urge CT to use fed funds to address $700M-plus...

Employers currently are solely responsible for repaying the $700 million that the state borrowed from the federal government to pay pandemic-related unemployment compensation benefits. With interest, they said, that sum could rise to $1 billion.

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.

Conn. GOP working on plan to help bars and restaurants as...

“Whether it’s from part of the $1.4 billion sent by Congress through the CARES Act, or from the rainy day fund, those funds need to be opened up now to keep our industry afloat,” said CT Brewers Guild Executive Director Phil Pappas.

Lamont dismisses state GOP’s outline for business relief; expands unemployment benefits

Those expecting incoming state GOP leadership and Gov. Ned Lamont to agree on Connecticut’s path forward should think again.

Dems plan to bring public option back to insurance market

The idea, Comptroller Kevin Lembo said, is to make health insurance more accessible and affordable due to the size of Connecticut’s state insurance base.

CT revenue collections improve; State GOP wants to discuss budget now

Revenue estimates in the current fiscal year have improved by $326 million from October’s estimate, and by $875 million and $704 million in each year of the next biennium from the April forecast.

Ray Dalio blames breakdown of educational initiative on ‘one bad Republican...

Dalio also faulted "some media folks who wanted to write sensationalistic stories."

Dalios’ partnership with state dissolved over ‘political fighting’

Questions about the Partnership for Connecticut's transparency have dogged the group for months, while the alleged mistreatment of its president and CEO have gone unaddressed.

State lawmakers debate bill that would legalize recreational marijuana

“We can no longer stick our heads in the sand,” Gov. Ned Lamont said in written testimony on Monday. “Cannabis currently, and will be increasingly, available to residents of Connecticut. While I do not believe that cannabis is a riskless drug, I do believe our state is better off developing a well-regulated market for cannabis.”

Connecticut issues guidance on foods and drinks to receive higher sales...

"It is simply a money grab, that's all it is," said Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano.