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Daniela Altimari

Daniela Altimari is a statehouse reporter at The Courant. A staff writer at the paper since 1996, she has covered murders, school board meetings, the plight of the American shopping mall, a war between rival pizza makers, presidential debates, two $50 million U.S. Senate campaigns and the struggle to bring gay marriage to Connecticut.
Rover and Wag, the Uber-like apps for dog care, are clashing with traditional kennels

Just as ride-sharing platforms such as Uber have upended the taxi industry, the rise of app-based petsitting services have prompted calls for new laws to reflect the technological changes.

Lamont to propose expanded taxes on sugary drinks, plastic bags, vaping products, tobacco and liquor bottles

Gov. Ned Lamont is rolling out new taxes he'll propose, including one on sugary drinks.

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