Connecticut patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions will soon be able to apply to receive medical marijuana.
Starting Monday, the state Department of Consumer Protection will have an application available online. To qualify, a patient must be at least 18 years old and a state resident. A physician must initiate the registration process and certify their patient meets the medical prerequisites.
The finance director of New London, Connecticut says the city could run out of money in the coming year because it has no financial cushion. WAMC’s Lucas Willard has more…
According to The Day of New London, Finance Director Jeffrey Smith says no department may overspend its budget and New London must collect all the revenue it expects in the current budget year that ends next June.
New London has $312,000 in its fund balance.
Smith says city departments had overspent the budget and the city collected less revenue than it estimated.
Chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party Jerry Labriola says he's making the argument to national Republican officials that Connecticut can be a possible win for presidential candidate Mitt Romney. WAMC’s Lucas Willard has more…
Labriola told The Associated Press Monday that he's pointing out how President Barack Obama's popularity in the Democratic-leaning state has waned and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon is running a strong campaign.
He said "Connecticut is more and more becoming in play" and national Republicans are listening to him.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut is better prepared for a natural disaster than it was a year ago when the remnants of Hurricane Irene struck the state, but some issues remain.
In an interview Friday with The Associated Press, Malloy said the state still has "a long ways to go" when it comes to reducing the number of trees that can knock down power lines and block roads. While the state and electric utilities have ramped up tree-cutting efforts, Malloy predicted it will take years to get to where the state needs to be.