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Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 16, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. September 15, 2022. Editorial: CT should welcome fight on gun laws When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New York state gun law earlier this year, Connecticut officials were quick to assure state residents of its limited scope. It’s...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 09, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Plenty of blame on CT health insurance increases In the end, the insurance rate increases approved by the state Insurance Department were not as high as had been feared. They will still take a toll on struggling...

Stefanowski releases tax returns, no consulting client list

Sep. 02, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski has released three years of federal tax returns showing he and his wife earned a total of $36.8 million during that time period, but he stopped short of providing details about who he earned much of that money from while working as a business...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 02, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. September 1, 2022. Editorial: It will take more than one day of recognition to stop CT’s growing opioid epidemic It should draw the attention of every adult in Connecticut to know that Fiona Cullinan Firine said, “my son didn’t stand a...

Connecticut AG opens probe into school official's comments

Sep. 01, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

Connecticut's attorney general said Thursday he will investigate any “potentially illegal discrimination” recorded in a viral video of a public elementary school assistant principal saying he'd prefer not to hire older and politically conservative staff, including Roman Catholics. ...

Catholic comments by Connecticut principal under scrutiny

Sep. 01, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An assistant principal at a public elementary school in Connecticut is facing an investigation by state education officials after apparently being secretly recorded saying he'd prefer not to hire politically conservative staff, including Roman Catholics. The...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Aug. 12, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. August 11, 2022. Editorial: Black bears are here to stay. We need to learn to live with them. West Hartford resident Bill Priest said it best: “I was in total shock.” And let’s all be honest with each other, how else would you...

Essential Connecticut workers can apply for $1000 'hero' pay

Aug. 05, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Up to $1,000 in pandemic pay is available for eligible, private-sector essential workers in Connecticut who were employed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a new website for applications up and running on Friday. Workers must have earned...

Connecticut sets up website for women seeking abortions

Aug. 05, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut launched a website and telephone hotline on Friday designed to link people seeking abortions with resources in the state. Gov. Ned Lamont, who has touted Connecticut as a haven for women needing reproductive health care after the Supreme Court's...

Flags lowered for Connecticut soldier killed by lightning

Aug. 02, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Flags will be lowered around Connecticut for a soldier killed by lightning while training in Georgia last month. Sgt. 1st Class Michael D. Clark of Bolton had served for 22 years on active duty and as a Army reservist. Clark, 41, had deployed four times to...