Ebong Udoma

The Merritt Parkway in Connecticut
Office of Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont

Connecticut commuters might experience a little less congestion on the Merritt Parkway within a few years. The state is culminating a 25-year improvement project on the parkway with work at exits in Norwalk and New Canaan.

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If Congress passes President Biden’s federal infrastructure bill this week, it could encourage Connecticut lawmakers to take up the Transportation and Climate Initiative.

The Connecticut State Capitol Building in Hartford
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Connecticut lawmakers are set to vote to continue Democratic Governor Ned Lamont’s COVID-19 emergency powers during a special session in Hartford on Monday.

Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncastville, Connecticut.
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Connecticut residents worried about gambling addiction can now voluntarily exclude themselves from online sports betting and casino gaming — days before online sports betting launches in the state.


Connecticut cities and towns have joined the state’s teachers' unions to push state lawmakers to fund improved ventilation systems in schools. They said too many schools in the state have bad air quality.