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New York will push back curfews for restaurants and catering halls, but owners say they could still use more help. Governor Ned Lamont says pausing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is an overreaction, Suffolk County’s police commissioner has resigned, and the Biden administration is encouraging affordable housing, but how will that go over in Connecticut?

C19: How Are Conn. Residents Doing? Fine.

Apr 14, 2021
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A new poll found the mental health of Connecticut residents has been declining, but they’re happy with quality of life in the state. New York’s plan to vaccinate all college students in the state isn’t going as planned. Shootings are on the rise in Connecticut’s biggest cities, and a new bill to give veterans more access to health care has the support of lawmakers in our region.

C19: J&J Vaccine Paused

Apr 13, 2021
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Connecticut and New York join the list of states pausing the distribution of the Johnson and John COVID-19 vaccine. A Connecticut University is now requiring a COVID-19 vaccine in attend class, the announcement of a new hotline to cover COVID-related funerals, and advocates for criminal justice reform in New York are optimistic about the future.

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The Connecticut Restaurant Association said it’s safe to be open at full capacity. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks out on allegations of priority COVID-19 tests for his family, the Suffolk County Police Department is being accused of racial discrimination, and Congressman Lee Zeldin is running for governor.

New York Recycling Bill Could Hurt Newspaper Industry

Apr 6, 2021
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Some New York lawmakers have proposed new legislation that would shift the cost of recycling away from municipalities to the producers of packaging and paper products. However, critics say this could really hurt the newspaper industry.