New Haven

People participate in New Haven's 2020 Juneteenth celebration.
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New Haven’s top governing body adopted a platform of dozens of recommendations to address systemic racism in the city.

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s latest budget proposal fails to meet the needs of the city, Mayor Justin Elicker said. New Haven faces a $66 million budget deficit.

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A state judge in Connecticut approved a nearly $19 million class-action settlement in a four-and-a-half-year legal challenge for tenants who lived at an apartment complex in New Haven.

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim addresses dozens of guests at the first virtual kick off event for reentry advocacy in February.
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A new coalition working to help make life easier for people starting over after incarceration has kicked off a month of advocacy events. The Connecticut Reentry Collaborative Policy Working Group wants people who served their time to begin with a clean slate — and they support legislation to do just that.


New Haven’s police chief has opened an internal investigation after officers were seen in a video punching a Black man during an arrest.