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Hartford bakers propose medical marijuana dispensary zone in Wethersfield

Two members of the Mozzicato family, well-known for their Italian bakeries in Plainville and Hartford, are seeking permission to allow medical marijuana dispensing in the town of Wethersfield.

Travelers settles D.C. Section 8 flap

Gregory Seay |

A Hartford unit of the Travelers Cos. will no longer ask the source of residents' income in apartments that it considers insuring in the nation's capitol, authorities say.

Legislators buck Senate co-chairs, keep casino expansion alive


An 11th-hour uprising by rank-and-file members of a legislative committee Thursday resurrected an issue that two Senate co-chairs seemed to have tabled for 2018: Should the state be opened to...

CT helps launch multistate effort to enhance gun controls


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and three of his northeastern counterparts unveiled a new multistate coalition Thursday to strengthen gun regulation efforts.

Lembo says staff has eliminated retirement backlog

Patricia Daddona |

Comptroller Kevin Lembo said Thursday a retirement backlog has been eliminated that for decades undermined retirement administration efficiency and cost Connecticut millions of dollars in interest.

White House moves to allow Obamacare rival


The Trump administration on Tuesday moved forward on allowing Americans to purchase short-term health plans that may be more affordable than what's on the market right now but would not contain the...

Bradley passenger traffic gets a jolt in 2017

Patricia Daddona |

Bradley International Airport has achieved five consecutive years of year-over-year passenger growth, with a 6.2 percent spike in 2017, according to airport operator the Connecticut Airport Authority...

CT Healthcare Cabinet issues final recommendations on containing drug costs

John Stearns |

Connecticut's Healthcare Cabinet has issued its final recommendations for containing prescription drug prices, culminating a yearlong effort examining factors driving up drugs costs and the impact of...

In CT Senate, a partisan edge to fighting workplace harassment


Connecticut Senate Democrats aligned themselves Tuesday with the burgeoning Me Too and Time's Up movements by proposing a sweeping election-year bill that they say would be “the largest...

CT: Santander to return $2.9M to patrons

Gregory Seay |

The state Department of Banking says the consumer-finance unit of Spanish bank giant Banco Santander S.A. will return or waive $2.9 million in interest, fees and penalties to customers whose vehicles...

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