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Following setback, $200M Windsor Locks project begins local approval process

Matt Pilon |

A Long Island developer whose ambitious $200 million proposed sports complex in Windsor Locks was sidelined last month amid concerns about his past legal history is scheduled to appear before the...

CT primary to narrow crowded gubernatorial candidates field

Joe Cooper |

After months of political rousing, voters will be heard Tuesday at the ballot box as they select the final candidates vying to become Connecticut's 89th governor.

Survey: GOP gov. candidates gaining slightly on Boughton

Joe Cooper |

Three Republican candidates for governor have made “modest gains” on Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton ahead of the party's primary next week, according to a new survey.

Blumenthal urges Wade to ban or restrict short-term health plans

MACKENZIE RIGG | CT MIRROR |

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on Connecticut's insurance commissioner to ban or restrict short-term health insurance plans, as other states have.

China to put 25% tariffs on $16 billion worth of US products

CNNMONEY |

China has announced plans to put tariffs of 25% on US products worth $16 billion, the latest move in an escalating trade war.The Chinese government...

Cigna board slams investor’s opposition to Express Scripts merger

Joe Cooper |

A war of words has ensued between Cigna's board of directors and activist shareholder Carl Icahn, who members say lacks understanding of the Bloomfield insurer's proposed $67 billion acquisition of...

DEEP: Unhealthy air on CT’s coast

Matt Pilon |

An unhealthy air quality warning has been issued for Connecticut’s southern coast, while the rest of the state will have air that’s deemed unhealthy for the elderly, those with asthma and...

CT Green Bank takes novel approach to preserve clean-energy mission

Matt Pilon |

In an unusual move for a state entity, the quasi-public Connecticut Green Bank has spun out a nonprofit to help it carry on several key energy-efficiency programs amid a major funding...

CT to catch brunt of Trump administration auto standard rollbacks

Jan Ellen Spiegel | CT Mirror |

The Trump administration has unveiled what could be its most environmentally consequential rollback dramatically weakening auto emission and fuel efficiency standards.

Legislators uncertain about legalizing sports betting before ’19

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday his administration could have a proposal ready soon for legislative consideration on a new state system for managing and profiting from sports betting.

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