UPDATE: Lamont Reaches Deal To Avert Nursing Home Strike

May 13, 2021
Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont reached a deal between the state’s largest health care workers’ union and the nursing home industry late Thursday afternoon that would avert a strike Friday at 26 facilities. The nursing home operators still must finalize contract details with workers.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a Feb. 22, 2021, press briefing.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo fueled new controversy this week over sexual harassment allegations against him, when he sought to redefine the definition of sexual harassment in state law.

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A newly released report shows excessive overtime spending at the Southampton Village Police Department on Long Island.

Shelton Teen Among First In Age Group To Get Vaccine

May 13, 2021
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A 13-year-old teenager from Shelton was the first in Connecticut of his age group to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Eligibility expanded to young people between the ages of 12 and 15 on Thursday.

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A veteran sergeant with the Torrington, Connecticut, police department was fired after allegations of excessive force.