Thousands of home care workers who risked their lives during the pandemic are pleading with Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration to make good on its promise to help them pay for their health insurance.
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Citing recent gun violence in Hartford, retired judge and former state Senator Eric D. Coleman announced a bid for the Hartford mayor’s office Wednesday. Coleman, who said he resigned his position as a trial judge referee and recently moved to Hartford, said he had planned to run for mayor next year regardless of Hartford Mayor […]
When Laura Garcia was pregnant with her third child, a boy she named Matias, she had symptoms that made her uneasy. However, she said her community clinic told her it was normal. But after delivering a stillborn child, she was determined to act so that other women in her situation might not suffer the same way.
As soon as the final slice of Thanksgiving turkey is carved, it seems radio stations start playing Christmas music around the clock, and twinkly lights appear on houses. In fact, some hardcore holiday lovers start decorating and decking the halls for the festive season as soon as Halloween ends—if not earlier.
A bipartisan group of Connecticut officials called Wednesday for Ford Motor Company to pump the brakes on a Friday deadline for dealers across the nation to opt into costly new requirements for selling the company’s electric vehicle models.
As anyone who has built a new home or started a business will tell you, most towns have strict zoning codes and they don’t generally hesitate to enforce them. Sometimes there are gray areas in the law, the parties cannot agree and the matter winds up in court. On rare occasions, national politics intrudes. Welcome to Washington – not the District of Columbia, but the sleepy town of 3,500 in Litchfield County where the nation’s first president once spent the night and where the biggest acts in town are a fancy prep school and a renowned bookstore.
Job creation? Or filling jobs already created? Economic development gatherings have tended to focus on the first question. A statewide confab held in New Haven Tuesday afternoon pivoted to the latter. The standing-room-only “Connecticut Economic Development Summit” took place at the airport terminal Yale School of Management on Whitney Avenue. Hundreds of business leaders and policymakers attended the series of speeches and […]
Health insurance provider ConnectiCare will stop selling new fully insured small group plans later this week as it begins to depart from a market in which it currently insures just over 20,000 Connecticut residents.
Gov. Ned Lamont signed the sweeping 28-page bill that extends a suspension of Connecticut’s gas tax, supplements funding for energy assistance and sets aside more money for an essential workers’ bonus pay program. Upon signing the bill Tuesday, Lamont said it will make Connecticut “a little bit more affordable.” The bill extends the 25-cent gas […]