Connecticut has a new incentive for residents to get the vaccine...free booze. Connecticut removes religious exemptions to school vaccinations, a new law to protect cyclists in Suffolk County, and a decision was expected this month, but LIPA will continue to explore their options when it comes to cutting ties with PSEG Long Island.
No more appointments necessary at state-run vaccination sites in New York, Governor Ned Lamont backs Mike Bloomberg’s push to meet President Joe Biden’s climate goals, developers pour money into offshore wind research on Long Island, and Connecticut cities join a nationwide movement to lock-up guns.
Suffolk County wants to help fishermen recover from revenue loss due to the pandemic. How Connecticut will use funds from the American Rescue Plan, a lawsuit over two transgender high school athletes in the state has been dismissed, and New York wants to be better prepared for future pandemics.
Suffolk County, Long Island moves to prosecute water polluters, Connecticut Democrats face pushback on their budget from both sides of the aisle, a vaccine mixup at a CVS Pharmacy, and more green energy comes with higher demand for battery storage.
New Yorkers sound off on the shift to a green economy, Latino workers in Connecticut sue their employer for racial discrimination, the impeachment inquiry into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo grinds on, and the push for green energy could bring more electric vehicles to New England’s roads.