Thomas C. Katsouleas speaks to the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees after being appointed the school's 16th president on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in Storrs, Conn.
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University of Connecticut President Thomas Katsouleas has submitted his resignation effective June 30.

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This week on The Full Story, we profile an emerging newsmaker in our region. We begin with the newest member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, Corey Paris. He’s also one of the youngest members and is poised to shape policyng an for education, housing voting. Here's a deep-dive interview with Paris. 

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Saying she and other adult sexual abuse survivors deserve their day in court, Marissa Hoechstetter is looking to the New York state Legislature to make that possible.

Rob Baril, president of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 SEIU, speaks about wage increases for workers at a press event in April.
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Union officials say more than 2,800 workers at over two dozen nursing homes across Connecticut are ready to hit the picket line at 6 a.m. Friday if their demand for higher wages and increased staffing is not met. The state has a contingency plan to deploy the National Guard to help monitor care.

Pedro Zayas is a spokesman for the union — SEIU District 1199 New England. He said they are also prepared to widen the strike if they fail to reach a deal.

C19: Time To Open New York?

May 12, 2021
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Republicans on Long Island want the state to finally open up. Republicans in Connecticut propose an alternative to the governor’s COVID-relief spending, a new study on how Long Island businesses did throughout the pandemic, and a bill that could help sexual abuse survivors in New York.