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A plan for Metro-North’s New Haven line would cut 25 minutes off the trip to Grand Central Station. An effort to end child poverty in Connecticut, a long awaited criminal justice reform measure passed in New York, and pot is nearly legal in Connecticut, so now what? 

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Long Islanders celebrate Juneteenth by honoring a former enslaved person. A law to legalize pot in Connecticut will be signed soon, helping veterans on Long Island, and New York is back! Well, sort of.

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A new report recommends undercover testing of real estate agents in Suffolk. Also, increasing transparency at LIPA, banning flavored e-cigarettes in Connecticut fails, and the state says ‘yes’ to pot.

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A provision to Connecticut's state budget that takes aim at schools with indigenous mascots. Suffolk County has a pretty big surplus, a possible investigation into a Bridgeport cop, and New York reaches a vaccination milestone.

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In Connecticut, online driver’s license renewals have outpaced in person transactions at the DMV. More people are riding Metro-North, working to remove PFAS from everyday cosmetics, and a win for environmentalists in Connecticut.