EPA, GE Respond To Environmental Appeal Of Housatonic PCB Cleanup Plan

General Electric and the EPA have responded to an appeal of the agency's plan to clean up the rest of the Housatonic River.

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Connecticut To Consider More Candidates For Police Misconduct Prosecutor

Governor Ned Lamont signed into law last week a measure that expands the candidate pool for a new state prosecutor who would investigate police misconduct. The ACLU of Connecticut sees this as a step towards accountability.

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Banking On Busy Summer Travel Season, Airlines Add More Flights And New Routes

Looking for a nonstop flight between Appleton, Wis., and Savannah, Ga.? It'll soon be available. Or how about Austin, Texas, to Nashville, Tenn.? Louisville, Ky., to Los Angeles? Or from just about anywhere to Bozeman, Mont.? Those are some of the new, unconventional domestic routes that airlines are now offering as they try to capitalize on the huge pent-up demand for leisure travel and inch back toward profitability while waiting for business travel to bounce back. For the bigger airlines,...

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The Full Story: Check on Local Businesses

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Vaccination rates are climbing in Connecticut and New York. COVID-19 restrictions are easing up. And summer is approaching. These are good signs for many local business owners. They anticipate the summer of 2021 will be dramatically better than last year. This week on The Full Story we check on local businesses in our region to find out how they’re recovering from the COVID economy and if the pandemic may have transformed how they do business in the future. 

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C19: Long Island Wants Billions In Infrastructure

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Long Island officials made a list of capital improvements worth over $5 billion that they hope Congress will fund. Details on the New York HERO Act, a Connecticut native will lead the New York Rangers, and democrats in the state are at odds with the governor over new taxes.

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Governor Ned Lamont signed into law last week a measure that expands the candidate pool for a new state prosecutor who would investigate police misconduct. The ACLU of Connecticut sees this as a step towards accountability.

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Landlords in New York have sued the state to block the recent extension of a moratorium on commercial and residential evictions through August. The hold on evictions was set to expire this month.

General Electric and the EPA have responded to an appeal of the agency's plan to clean up the rest of the Housatonic River.

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Long Island elected officials and trade groups made a list of capital improvements worth over $5 billion that they hope Congress will fund through President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal.

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Zoning! You can’t talk about affordable housing in Connecticut without it. Zoning laws set the rules for new housing development in the state. Some residents want to keep local control over zoning. 

But affordable housing advocates support legislation that would make it easier to develop more diverse housing for medium and low-income residents. Zoning! It’s undergoing a transformation in Connecticut.

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Hurricanes caused catastrophic damage to East Coast military bases in 2018. Now, as it starts to rebuild, the Pentagon wants to make bases less vulnerable to future storms.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Wednesday signed the New York Health and Essential Rights, or HERO, Act, calling it “a historic step forward for working people.”

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Tweed New Haven Airport has announced plans to extend its runway, build a new terminal and add a major new commercial airline service.

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