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Inmates released in 2014 were arrested, convicted and sentenced for new crimes at lower rates than past groups, continuing a positive trend in those post-prison... [Read More]
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The massacre of 17 people at a Florida high school cast another shadow of grief, disgust, frustration and anger over the nation last week. For... [Read More]
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New Haven State Rep. Juan Candelaria got to see firsthand last week the face of opposition to his proposal to legalize recreational use of marijuana:... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump's new budget proposal flirts with combating high prescription drug prices, but industry watchers say the tweaks to Medicare and Medicaid do little... [Read More]
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Both of California's health insurance regulators said they will investigate how Hartford-based Aetna Inc. makes coverage decisions, as the lawsuit of a California man who... [Read More]
The State Bond Commission approved financing Friday for a wide array of economic development initiatives and the first wave of relief for homeowners struggling with... [Read More]
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While the administration has not refused to release the Town Aid Roads grant payments, it has warned that funding could be stalled until legislators stabilize... [Read More]
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Over the more than five years since Sandy Hook, the governor of Connecticut has acted as the Cassandra of gun control, the angry prophet destined... [Read More]
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James Wadleigh, CEO of Connecticut's health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, will step down from his post in April. He has worked at Access Health... [Read More]
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Frustration over the state's funding of charter schools boiled over Wednesday when the State Board of Education rejected on principle the state budget's allocation of... [Read More]
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Are people wary about registering to vote for fear of identity theft? Do victims of domestic violence refuse to register once they move to escape... [Read More]
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New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart, a Republican who had kept her distance from President Trump, accepted an invitation Wednesday to the Oval Office to publicize... [Read More]
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After failing for years to properly invest in highways, rail and bridges, the legislature should relinquish oversight to a transportation authority immune from the pressure... [Read More]
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Officials of the state's 12 community colleges must answer a long list of questions from the schools' accrediting body before their plan to shed hundreds... [Read More]
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A coalition of legislators and energy-efficiency advocates pledged Tuesday to work to restore at least some of the roughly $175 million stripped from green programs... [Read More]
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Connecticut's U.S. senators and two of its congressmen asked Monday that the inspector general of the Department of the Interior investigate the department's role in... [Read More]
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The University of Connecticut's governing board next week will consider overhauling student charges in a move that would bring a net increase of $1.3 million... [Read More]
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"I think Democrats have been just afraid of their shadows for a very long time and we've seen that in resistance to things like minimum... [Read More]
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Fairness, it is fair to say, is in the eye of the beholder; and last Wednesday, delivering his State of the State address, the beholder... [Read More]
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New Haven's labor unions are flexing their political muscle to back MGM Resorts's proposed casino in Bridgeport, as a showdown begins over tribal nations' competing... [Read More]
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