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The president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities wants to cut 190 administrative jobs in an effort to consolidate the system over the next five years. The plan was presented to the Finance Committee of the Board of Regents of Higher Education on Wednesday. 

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., says he wants the Trump administration to enforce federal law that requires health insurance companies to provide equal coverage for mental illness. Murphy was speaking at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee in Washington on Tuesday.

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University of Connecticut’s President Susan Herbst sent an email to the university community on Monday saying that the university will start new guidelines for having speakers on campus. In the future, the school will vet guests and the people accompanying them before they’re allowed to speak on campus.

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The City of New Haven has hired architects to plan an economic development project in Long Wharf, the area along I-95 and Long Island Sound.

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Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY1, along with state and federal officials have announced $2 million in grant money to help restore and protect Long Island Sound. The grant will fund projects in both Connecticut and New York. 

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