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A new push for a public option in CT


The ambitious co-chairs of the legislature's Insurance and Real Estate Committee, Rep. Sean Scanlon of Guilford and Sen. Matt Lesser of Middletown, have been quietly working for months on how to...

CSCU could face shortfall as large as $57 million


With the governor's budget scheduled to be released next week, the state Board of Regents' finance committee is grappling with various scenarios for state funding and tuition, including one that...

Month seven: Foxwoods' Jan. slot revenue down 8.5%

Joe Cooper |

Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday reported an 8.5 percent dip in January slot revenue, its seventh consecutive month of declines.

Illegal Torrington gunmaker gets 2 yrs.

Gregory Seay |

A Torrington man will spend two years in federal prison for his illegal production and sale of machine guns and other weapons, prosecutors say.

C4C lands $200K fund pledge

Gregory Seay |

A Hartford community-development nonprofit has won a five-year, $200,000 funding commitment from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation to protect more historic buildings in the state.

Report: CT health spending above average

Matt Pilon |

Per-person expenditures on medical and pharmacy claims in Connecticut rose to $6,232 in 2017, up 17 percent over a five-year period, according to the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).

LimeBike ending Hartford services

Joe Cooper |

Hartford's first bike-share program is nearing an end.

Middlesex Health ups minimum wage to $15

Joe Cooper |

Middlesex Health isn't waiting for the state to raise its minimum hourly wage to $15.

Pitched battle over bill to prohibit 'deceptive advertising' at faith-based pregnancy centers


A bill that would prohibit “deceptive practices” at faith-based pregnancy centers drew passionate — and conflicting — testimony from people on both sides of the issue at a...

CT GOP calls for transportation investment, public-private partnerships, outsourcing

Joe Cooper |

Republican Senate leaders aired proposals Wednesday morning that include making major transportation investments over the next three decades, providing incentives for defense manufacturers and...

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