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AP
May 20, 2019 - 8:55 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut's House of Representatives has unanimously approved legislation ensuring health insurers treat mental health illnesses the same as other illnesses. Monday's bill, which awaits Senate action, requires insurers to cover mental health and substance disorder treatment...
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May 20, 2019 - 3:29 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers may not vote on a highway tolling bill until after the legislative session ends, given the complexity of the bill. Democratic House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said Monday he'd prefer the General Assembly authorize tolls on Interstates 84, 91, 95 and Route...
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Aaron Kupec
May 20, 2019 - 12:46 pm
Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are trying again to win federal disaster relief aid for homeowners who have to pay for removal of downed trees and other debris from last May's tornadoes.
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John Silva
May 18, 2019 - 10:43 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Those opposed to placing tolls on Connecticut highways are turning out for a rally today at the state capitol. The group No Tolls CT is holding the gathering to drive home their anti-toll stance. The group earlier this month delivered petition signatures totaling 100-...
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May 17, 2019 - 9:00 am
Police officers in Connecticut would be prohibited from firing their guns for the sole purpose of stopping vehicles, under legislation planned by a state senator in response to two recent officer-involved shootings of unarmed people.
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