Biden Administration

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President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal seeks to help reach the administration's ambitious clean energy goals for the U.S. over the next decade.

Part of that means funding upgrades to the country's electric transmission system — the poles and wires that everyone relies on to access power nearby or from hundreds of miles away. As New England experts explain, these upgrades are essential to reach clean energy goals in the region.

What’s Next For Black Lives Matter

Feb 16, 2021
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Just seven months ago, people filled the streets of cities throughout the US and the world calling for racial justice. Now it’s a new year, and we’ve gone through an election, an insurrection and an inauguration of a new President and an historic Vice President. How does this national transformation impact the work Black Lives Matter groups are pushing for in Connecticut and Long Island?

A conversation with guests:

President Joe Biden and N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo
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President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Gina McCarthy, the former commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, as his climate czar.

President-elect Joe Biden is announcing his pick to lead the Defense Department, retired Gen. Lloyd Austin. Watch his remarks live. The remarks are expected to begin at 1:30 p.m.

New Haven Bike Party
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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says President-elect Joe Biden’s administration should include more money for pedestrian and bicycle lanes in its federal transportation proposals.