Melissa in the Morning: Falsified Tickets

A police office on the side of the road as he writes a ticket.

Melissa in the Morning: Falsified Tickets

This week, a legislative hearing is set to discuss the findings from an audit surrounding fake tickets submitted by state police in the last decade. We spoke with Senator Herron Gaston who co-chairs the Public Safety and Security Committee overseeing the hearing. ((00:00))

Governor Lamont announced a $3 million state grant to support the remediation of a vacant Fairfield site and construct a transit-oriented development. It will include 240 housing units, retail, co-working, and public amenity space at the site adjacent to the Fairfield Metro train station. Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick explained the history of the site and addressed some residential concerns. ((17:12))

Since affirmative action was recently eliminated by the Supreme Court, we spoke to the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities about what happens next.. Mike Roberts discussed the trickle down effect not just for college enrollment, but also for jobs, housing and much more. ((34:34))

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