Tom Foley insists he can eliminate what effectively amounts to the largest state budget deficit in Connecticut history without raising taxes.
The federal government plans to slice about $66 million from the annual Medicare payments it sends to Connecticut hospitals in the coming fiscal year, which would deal a significant budget blow to many of the state’s health care facilities. Connecticut hospital officials are fighting the proposed cuts announced by the federal Centers for Medicare and […]
Maureen Dowd wasted no time before psychoanalyzing Richard Blumenthal in the New York Times, wondering if “residual guilt about avoiding Vietnam” was responsible for misstatements about his military record. The Associated Press talked to a former FBI agent who mused about a need for “an ego boost,” and to a historian who believes some men […]
Tom Foley insists he can eliminate what effectively amounts to the largest state budget deficit in Connecticut history without raising taxes. To get there, he concedes, will require breaking some new political ground, a polite way of describing what others would call long-shots: repealing binding arbitration; getting employee unions to accept concessions for both current […]
The comprehensive jobs bill, signed into law by Governor M. Jodi Rell on May 12, is by far the most aggressive effort Connecticut lawmakers have made to jumpstart Connecticut’s entrepreneurial economy since the recession began in 2008. Not only does the bill provide $5 million in pre-seed capital for those developing new concepts, it also […]