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After All Things

News and culture from CT, LI and all things around Long Island Sound in less than 15 minutes. Weeknights, hosted by WSHU's Sabrina Garone

  • Connecticut parents are confused over a new law on Kindergarten eligibility. The South Fork Wind project enters its final stages. And a new exhibit at the New Haven Museum documents black history in the city.
  • Long Island will largely be left out of a re-drawing of state district lines. Connecticut will tackle a slew of transportation-related bills. Suffolk County leads the nation in a tick-related allergy. And a Waterbury art exhibit captures feelings about a changing environment.
  • An emergency bill in Connecticut will fund heating assistance programs this winter. More folks are enrolling in the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. And environmental advocates push for more green spaces in Connecticut’s urban areas.
  • New York Republicans urge the state to cooperate with ICE. Governor Lamont wants an additional $43 million to fund early childhood education. Eversource says it plans to sell Aquarion water company. Tom Suozzi wins NY-3’s congressional seat. And love is in the air at the New England Aquarium!
  • This morning’s storm dumped between six and nine inches of snow on our region. The special election for a George Santos replacement is today. Connecticut’s state university system is seeking an extra $47 million for the next fiscal year. And the unique way these local lovebirds celebrate Valentine’s Day.
  • Why are Connecticut drivers so angry? New legislation could connect thousands of Long Island homes to the internet. NY-3’s special election to replace George Santos is tomorrow. And the saga surrounding Kosta Diamantis continues.
  • Candidates for the congressional seat in NY-3 faced off in a debate last night. Governor Lamont proposes making intentional misreporting a class D felony for Connecticut police. AARP New York says Governor Hochul’s budget proposal neglects family caregivers. And a Navy SEAL’s case tests a Pentagon rule on extremism.
  • Governor Hochul wants 15,000 housing units built on state land to address a housing shortage in New York. The Connecticut Attorney General has closed an investigation into the Connecticut Port Authority. A new study looks at the role SUNY has played in the local economy. And a new effort is exposing college students to careers in local journalism.
  • Long Island Sound advocates say they’ll appeal a federal decision to expand Tweed New Haven Airport. Offshore wind developers met with environmentalists about projects in the New York Bight. Mayor Justin Elicker joined a New Haven tenant union in petitioning their landlord. And Governor Lamont delivered his state of the state address in Hartford today.
  • Disagreements on how to handle the migrant crisis are playing out in New York budget negotiations. Advocates in Connecticut want the state to spend more on its homelessness response. Prosecutors hand over a heap of evidence to lawyers about the suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer. And Governor Lamont deems Connecticut the "foodie capital of New England".
  • Suffolk County voters will likely get to decide whether to raise sales taxes to fund a sewer expansion plan. Early voting began this weekend in the race for ex-congressman George Santos’s old seat. Senator Blumenthal speaks with local teachers about the impact of social media on their students. And Connecticut is experiencing a budget surplus.
  • Suffolk County officials say funds from Sunrise Wind would be used for recreational facilities in underserved areas. A report finds a Connecticut State Police ticketing scandal is mostly to blame on sloppy record keeping. There’s little movement on a Connecticut waitlist for affordable housing rentals. And New York Democrats and Republicans call the governor’s proposed school cuts “devastating".