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Tuesday's live coverage will begin at 10 a.m. eastern. Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones may return to the witness stand this week in Connecticut. It’s part of a defamation trial to determine how much he owes an FBI agent and families of eight Sandy Hook victims who are suing Jones after he said the shooting was a hoax.
Connecticut introduced a fare-free bus program on April 1, allowing residents throughout the state to save money on bus fares and use it toward other expenses. The program has received favorable reviews from riders, who have been slowly coming back since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic sent mass transit ridership numbers plummeting.
By 1 p.m., it was 95 degrees in Norwalk on what would turn out to be the last day of the third mini-heat wave of this summer. Or maybe it was the fourth. It was hot, again. The humidity was off the charts, again. And the air quality was lousy, again.
Democratic Governor Ned Lamont and Republican challenger Bob Stefanowski spoke on the issues affecting businesses and their post-pandemic recovery at the Connecticut Business Industry Association Conference in Hartford. Among his objectives, Stefanowski said improving the state’s workforce is a top priority. “89% of the people in this room think...