Illinois will soon expand eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include people with high-risk medical conditions and disabilities, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday. The state is currently in Phase 1B of its vaccination program, which includes people 65 years and older, frontline essential workers and inmates. Starting Feb. 25, the […]

CONCORD – Plunging into what is expected to be a dominant issue in the 2021 legislative session, a House committee on Thursday took up three bills that would change state tax rates, including those on businesses and unearned income. Over more than three hours, the House Ways and Means Committee plowed […]

Tao has always been moving, whether with his mouth or his legs. With a five-year gap between us, he was like a parent to me. Whatever sport, music or television show my older brother was following, I was engrossed in too.  Growing up, we spent time between our parents’ homes […]

CONNECTICUT — Gov. Ned Lamont said he is worried about Danbury’s 7 percent COVID-19 positivity rate, but that’s just one of the reasons the state Department of Public Health issued a “COVID-19 alert” for the city on Friday. The spike in COVID-19 cases in Hat City — and the state’s […]