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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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A Connecticut child advocacy group wants a permanent expansion of the federal tax credit that gives direct payments to eligible low income parents.

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Connecticut lawmakers said the state’s plan for Metro-North’s New Haven line will speed up trains and create jobs. The plan would cost $8 to $10 billion, mostly from federal funding.

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A report evaluating the special education program in Greenwich schools recommends school officials act fast to make changes and reforms.

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Bridgeport Public Schools will use nearly $5 million in federal pandemic relief funds to help students and families with their mental health.