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Johnathon Henninger

Connecticut’s Democratic Governor Ned Lamont and the state’s incoming legislative leaders have outlined their agenda for the 2021 legislative session that begins in January.

Lamont gave his priorities shortly after the results of the November election showed that his party had gained seats in the General Assembly and would have a supermajority in the state Senate. But the governor said he will hold the line on taxes in negotiations to balance the state budget in the wake of the COVID-19 economic downturn.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

A civil rights group based in Hartford, Connecticut, says it's suing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over recent rollbacks to protections against racial segregation.

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The Hartford area has broken a 37-year-old record for most days with extreme heat in the same year.

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A Connecticut state police sergeant says Commissioner James Rovella retaliated against him after he reported a detective’s inappropriate comments.

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The Hartford Foundation has donated $1 million to the effort to bring one of the 2020 presidential debates to the Connecticut capitol city.