Liz Teitz, Register Citizen

Liz Teitz

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New Haven, CT, United States

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Past articles by Liz:

Lamont, tribes in standoff over casinos’ reopening

Gov. Ned Lamont said he and other governors in the region are pushing Connecticut's casinos to remain closed even as the tribes push ahead. → Read More

Stew Leonard Jr. says nation’s meat shortage only temporary

"When something like that happens, people rush out and panic buy," the CEO of Stew Leonard's grocery stores said → Read More

Vets: Don’t panic about dogs contracting coronavirus

Dog owners should limit their pets' exposure to other people and animals, and should take similar quarantine measures as they do for themselves. → Read More

New mom with coronavirus recovering in CT after giving birth

After testing positive for coronavirus and dealing with breathing issues, Johana Mendoza Chancay delivered her daughter 14 weeks early. → Read More

CT started updating old pandemic plan; then coronavirus hit

The Department of Public Health began planning for a coronavirus-like pandemic more than a decade ago, but formal collaboration between hospitals started just last month. → Read More

Billionaire gave $1M for coronavirus to 4-CT after eyeing Greenwich Hospital

The Blavatnik Family Foundation has given $1 million to Nuvance Health Systems for ventilators, protective equipment and ICU space at its four Connecticut hospitals. → Read More

Home health care workers seek protective gear amid coronavirus outbreak

Employees at group homes, residential facilities and home health care providers are worried that insufficient protections and protocols will speed the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Coronavirus challenge: Move 60 percent of homeless into hotels

Shelters are grappling with how to keep up with high costs and rising needs as the state prods them to spread out homeless population. → Read More

State pushing cities to move 60 percent of homeless to hotels

While officials are hoping to move hundreds of homeless people into hotels, shelters are grappling with how to keep up with high costs and rising needs. → Read More

Lingering voices call coronavirus reaction ‘overblown’

Fueled by some of President Donald Trump's comments and by Fox News, some people say the national shutdown isn't justified. → Read More

CT colleges refund students for room and board amid coronavirus crisis

UConn and other colleges in the state are planning to refund some of their fees after campuses have been shut down due to the pandemic. → Read More

Pastor talks voter suppression, poverty at Yale Law lecture in New Haven

The Rev. William J. Barber II has gained national attention for his activism and work for what he calls "moral fusion," to dismantle systemic racism and poverty. → Read More

Parents opposed to mandatory vaccinations take over the Capitol, again

For the second time in a week, parents opposed to mandatory public-school vaccinations jammed the Capitol complex, as a crucial committee ponders legislation. → Read More

Yale preparing response to federal probe of foreign funding sources, contracts

Yale "failed to report a single foreign source gift or contract in (2014-2017," Department of Education Principal Deputy General Counsel Reed Rubenstein wrote in a letter. → Read More

10 years later, Kleen Energy families still seek closure

A lawsuit from victims' family members is still on appeal, and some friends and family members question whether construction site safety has improved. → Read More

CT health professionals monitoring coronavirus; urge vigilance, not alarm

Connecticut officials and institutions are monitoring the spread of a new virus that has infected hundreds of people in China , while experts are urging awareness but quelling panic about the outbreak's potential spread in the United States. Forty people have died in China and more than 800 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus , or 2019-nCoV, according to the New York Times. The… → Read More

College affordability on General Assembly agenda

The four state universities and 12 community colleges have "asked for increased funding for academic advisers," spokesman Leigh Appleby said. → Read More

CT reacts to killing of Iranian military leader

"This is one of the guys who was trying to kill me, so it's kind of a personal thing." → Read More

CT population dipped last fiscal year

Five states saw steeper declines than Connecticut's .2 percent drop: Hawaii, New York, Illinois, Alaska and West Virginia. → Read More

Fewer DMV visits, beer tax highlight new CT laws

Parking meters and garages, dry-cleaning and laundry, safety apparel and protection equipment and interior design services will be subject to Connecticut's 6.35% sales tax. → Read More