Legislative leaders will consider allocating more resources to assist struggling households with heating costs, House Speaker Matt Ritter said Thursday as Operation Fuel released a study finding a widening energy affordability gap in Connecticut.
The University of Connecticut Health Center will be running a $55.3 million deficit in fiscal year 2025 and the state is looking to hire a consultant to develop a strategic vision for the future of its clinical operations.
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation called for more accountability from U.S. Coast Guard officials following the release of a Wednesday report acknowledging the service had failed for years to keep its members safe from sexual assault and harassment.
Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. Editorial cartoon by Bruce Plante.
PFAS Contamination. Editorial cartoon by John Cole.
With a sellout crowd of 1,400 guests this week at Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Connecticut Restaurant Association (CRA) celebrated its 5th annual CRAZIES Awards, recognizing exceptional members of Connecticut’s restaurant and hospitality community.
The former Independent candidate who ran against Gov. Ned Lamont in the 2022 election, Robert Hotaling, and subsequently joined Lamont’s administration, will assume a new role within the state Department of Economic and Community Development.
The affordable housing crisis affecting Connecticut is also impacting states across the country, a policy associate with the National Council of State Legislatures told a housing task force this week.
Domestic violence victims fleeing their abusers, many with children in tow, often encounter overcrowding at The Center for Family Justice’s safe house, so the nonprofit agency finds alternative housing for them. Read it here from The Monroe Sun
One of the leaders of the legislature’s Labor and Public Employees Committee plans to bring back legislation requiring restaurant staff and other tipped workers be paid minimum wage, regardless of tips.