CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Before the coronavirus upended the world, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice was in trouble. His own party rebelledagainst him. Federal prosecutors investigatedhim. Embarrassinglawsuits loomed. But now some believe that the Republican governor has been able to use his daily virus news conferences to stabilize his reputation ahead of the primary elections […]
Capitol Report: still unknowns as students prepare to return to classroom, Gov. Lamont urges travelers from ‘hot spots’ to take 14-day quarantine
Getting kids back to school may be the most complicated piece of the COVID-19 puzzle. With so many unknowns and so many different scenarios to consider, state education leaders and Governor Ned Lamont are mapping out broad plans for returning to the classroom when summer vacation ends.
Capitol Report: Will decline of COVID-19 cases in CT hold? Schools prep to bring students back as Phase 3 reopening approaches
We are into the final day of the Fourth of July weekend. It will be interesting to see if Connecticut’s streak of declining COVID-19 hospitalizations and low percentage of positive test results continues.
Until schools can reopen, officials are concerned about what all those students, especially teenagers, are going to do with their time.
School bus companies are preparing for full buses and new social distancing protocols as students head back to school this fall.
Some lawmakers and teachers are unhappy with the state’s new guidance for going back to school in the fall.
Child care centers prepare to welcome kids back with new health safety policies in place, parents still uncertain
As some childcare centers prepare to welcome back kids to their facilities after closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, there are new policies they are putting in place to keep the kids from getting sick.
The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration in its effort to allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act.
City of Waterbury to hold discussion on diversity in public schools as 2020-2021 school year guidelines released
The City of Waterbury is holding a town hall today to discuss diversity in its public schools. This comes after the state announced a 50-page plan on how to get kids back into the classroom by fall.
Two hot button issues are the focus of Governor Ned Lamont calling lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session: policing reforms and absentee ballots.