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AP
March 18, 2019 - 8:56 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Legislation that attempts to reduce the number of single-use plastic straws in Connecticut has cleared a key legislative hurdle. The Environment Committee on Monday voted 22-6 in favor of a bill preventing full-service restaurants from providing the straws unless they're...
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AP
March 18, 2019 - 8:49 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers on Monday heard another round of gripping testimony about whether to allow terminally ill, adult patients to receive medical help in dying. Dozens testified Monday before the General Assembly's Public Health Committee, where advocates said dying people...
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AP
March 18, 2019 - 10:17 am
A former top Goldman Sachs executive tapped to oversee economic development policy in Connecticut and lauded by Gov. Ned Lamont for his caliber of financial and investment experience finds himself answering a lot of questions about his role in the mortgage meltdown of 2007-08.
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March 18, 2019 - 9:57 am
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is scheduled to travel overseas to talk with officials in England, Ireland and Northern Ireland about how Brexit will affect relations between the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Sarah DiMeo
March 17, 2019 - 5:58 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is planning to head to Thompson to call attention to potential cuts in President Donald Trump's budget. The Connecticut Democrat said the budget would imperil federal aid to replace the Blain Road footbridge and preserve the Last Green Valley...
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Sarah DiMeo
March 17, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut doctor who prosecutors say bilked Medicaid out of nearly $5 million and spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on women and luxury goods is facing sentencing. Ramil Mansourov is set to be sentenced Monday in federal court in New Haven. Prosecutors are...
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