Tri-State Area

Connecticut’s Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont faces calls from a coalition of lawmakers within his party to raise taxes for pandemic relief, as he crafts a budget plan to close $1 billion-plus in deficits over the next two fiscal years.

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    New York state lawmakers began advancing a bill this week that would require nursing homes and hospitals to follow specific ratios of nurses to patients, a measure long sought by health-care unions that was recommended in a report issued last week by state Attorney General Letitia James.