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Connecticut now find themselves on the outside looking in concerning the Purdue Pharma case. Last year 15 states announced a settlement with the Connecticut-based company of $4.5 billion. Tong's not buying it.
The attorney general assured Republican leaders the money is to be used to combat opioid addiction, though he added a big "notwithstanding."
The idea of fixing the problem is fading, replaced by an approach to manage it.
If a proposal introduced by Chris Murphy and two fellow senators manages to gain bipartisan traction, it would mark a historic recalibration of the balance of power, and one that is badly needed.
In the 1980s Connecticut authorities used development of trash-to-energy incinerators to close landfills. But state officials have failed to come up with a next-generation plan, and now the stuff is headed back to landfills.
Connecticut went from a state that was among the highest in charging for calls and making money off them to one that will not charge at all.
Right now Lamont heads toward a 2022 re-election bid with a strong tailwind.
Everyone agrees on the need to do something — progressive Democrats, the minority Republican caucus, centrist Democrats, and Gov. Ned Lamont. But, as of the last full week of the session, they had failed to agree on what.
“I don’t get it,” I said, once back in the car. “Why do people want to keep wearing masks? They can’t all be unvaccinated.”
If critics of the repeal prevail, they will have gained little. The 80-officer figure will return but remain largely symbolic.
At least a mayoral race in the City of Groton generated a decent turnout. In two other municipal elections on Monday, less than 100 people voted.
Even after the recent changes in law, voting in Georgia can still begin up to 19 days before Election Day. In Connecticut there are no provisions for early voting.
Republicans blew their chance in 2018. It will likely be a while before they get another one as good.
Unusual campaign ingredients have produced an absolutely delicious political dish, spiced up with all sorts of political subplots.
New London stands to be a major player in the Biden administration's drive towards a cleaner energy future, but some critics still see that as a bad thing. It's not.
While a highly successful fiscal policy, a 2017 budget deal did nothing for the Republicans politically.