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Faith-based pregnancy center files federal lawsuit against city of Hartford


A faith-based pregnancy center in Willimantic has asked a federal judge for an injunction against a controversial Hartford ordinance that requires the religious facilities to disclose whether their...

Lamont nominates Maryland lawyer PURA commish

Joe Cooper |

Gov. Ned Lamont has nominated an energy-storage trade association lawyer from Maryland to serve as one of three commissioners of the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA).

Regents move forward with merger plan; raise tuition


The Board of Regents for Higher Education forged ahead Thursday with controversial plans to merge the state's 12 community colleges by hiring three regional presidents — newly created...

Legislators break with Lamont, pitch tax hike on wealthiest


Democratic legislators are proposing a tax increase on the investment income of Connecticut’s wealthiest households to help close the state budget deficit, putting them on a collision course...

CT sheds 1,300 jobs in March

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's jobs picture received some good and more bad news Thursday.

CT casino guest guilty of fraud

Gregory Seay |

An Indian national whom authorities say swindled $800,000 in a “provisional credit'' scheme while staying and gambling at Connecticut casinos has pleaded guilty and faces a maximum 30-year...

CT lawmakers look to leverage Opportunity Zones

Greg Bordonaro |

Investors, developers and economic-development officials have been eagerly awaiting the potential impact of Opportunity Zone investments.

Report: Hospital inpatient, ER visits down sharply

Joe Cooper |

A new report from state health officials says hospitals are continuing to see declines in inpatient stays and emergency-room visits.

Day 7: Stop & Shop strike, negotiations continue

Joe Cooper |

Stop & Shop workers were still on strike Wednesday as ongoing labor negotiations with the Mass.-based grocery giant remain in flux.

CT projected to pay $45.6M in Hartford debt aid in fiscal 2020

Joe Cooper |

The state is projected to contribute $45.6 million to the Capital City in fiscal 2020 as part of its long-term commitment to pay off Hartford's general obligation (GO) debt, according to the mayor's...

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